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Fullam, Orville Nelson


Age: 21, credited to Springfield, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, PVT, Co. F, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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Birth: 09/16/1844, Springfield, VT
Death: 11/18/1922

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Chester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Emily Hackett
Findagrave Memorial #: 111894086


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/18/1890, 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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Pleasant View Cemetery, Chester, VT

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Funeral of O. N. Fullam

The funeral of Orville Newton Fullam was held from his late home yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. W. J. Ballou officiating. Burial took place in the family lot in Pleasant View cemetery.

Mr. Fullam was born in Ludlow September 16, 1844, the youngest child of Thomas Jefferson and Almira (Whitcomb) Fullam. He was the last surviving member of the family. On January 10, 1865, he enlisted in Co. F, Vermont Cavalry and was mustered out at the close of the war. He married January 1, 1866, Miss Achsah Ellison whose death took place exactly nine months before her husband. They lived in Springfield until 11 years ago when he came to make his home here. They had one son, Clinton O. Fullam, treasurer of the Chester Savings bank, who survives, also a grandson, Clinton R. Fullam.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, November 22, 1922.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.