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Farnsworth, Orrin


Age: 30, credited to Lyndon, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. G, 3rd VT INF, pr CPL, mwia, n.d., d/wds 5/4/63

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Birth: 1831, Haverhill, NH
Death: 05/04/1863

Burial: Lyndon Center Cemetery, Lyndon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 33640917


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


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Lyndon Center Cemetery, Lyndon, VT

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Losses in the Third Vermont.

In his official report to Gen. Washburn Col. Seaver says in regard to the part the 3d took in the Fredericksburg battles:

During the action both officers and men behaved well, all cheerfully did their duty. I feel that I should be doing injustice did I fail to make mention of the gallant service of Lieut. Col. Pingree and Major Nelson during the engagement. I append a list of the killed and wounded:


Corp. Orrin Farnsworth, co. G, Lyndon, badly in the hip - since died.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, May 29, 1863
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.