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French, Martin E.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 28, credited to Waterbury, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. I, 13th VT INF, wdd, Gettysburg, 7/3/63, m/o 7/21/63

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VITALS

Birth: 04/14/1834, Waterbury, VT
Death: 07/30/1908

Burial: Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 75174958

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/20/1863; widow Phebe G., 9/28/1916, VT
Portrait?: 13th History
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: 13th Vt. History off-site

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Granduncle of Sadie L. Peake, Wolcott, VT

Great Granduncle of D. Aaron French, Middlesex, VT

Great Granduncle of Deborah French Percy, Hyde Park, VT

Great Granduncle of David A. French, Fair Haven, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT

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Portrait

(Courtesy of Rob Greg)

Photo Photo

(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)

Biography

MARTIN E. FRENCH was very much like his brother, Daniel N. He was a very muscular man, and when four or five of us smaller men pitched into him at once we soon found ourselves piled in a heap. He attended strictly to his business and always seemed satisfied with his lot. The French brothers, Charles O. Humphrey and James Marshall tented together; no one of them was less than six feet tall and no one of them weighed less than two hundred and their tent was the refuge of every one in trouble. Martin G. French was a good soldier; he was wounded in the thigh at Gettysburg. He is now living in Stowe.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 678

Obituary

Thu, Aug 6, 1908 – Page 3 · Burlington Weekly Free Press (Burlington, Vermont) · Newspapers.com