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Frost, Charles H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 29, credited to Bridport, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 1/6/65, m/i 1/10/65, PVT, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1837, Unknown
Death: 02/13/1908

Burial: Central Cemetery, Bridport, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 44646739

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/2/1888, VT
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

Webmaster's Note: After the Saint Albans Raid on October 19, 1864, Vermont raised two companies of cavalry to help guard the Canadian border; there were known as Frontier Cavalry, Companies F and M, but technically they were part of the 26th New York Cavalry.


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Central Cemetery, Bridport, VT

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Obituary

Feb. 17, 1908
St. Albans Daily Messenger
Charles Frost, aged 71 years, and one of the best known farmers and business men of Middlebury, was found dead in his dining room Friday forenoon. Death is supposed to have resulted from heart disease. A son, Carl O. Frost, survives. Mr. Frost moved to Middlebury from Bridport fifteen years ago. He was a veteran of the Civil War, having served in the First Vermont Sharpshooters.
Contributed by Tom Boudreau