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Green, George W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Richmond, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 12/31/64, 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: 04/27/1846, Richmond, VT
Death: 03/12/1908

Burial: Riverview Cemetery, Richmond, VT
Marker/Plot: 38
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 42816429

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/15/1892, VT; widow Marcia S., 6/1/1908, 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.


DESCENDANTS

Great Granduncle of Richard A. Green, Saint Albans, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Riverview Cemetery, Richmond, VT

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Obituary

RICHMOND
Death of George Green Occurs from Heart Disease.

George Green, one of Richmond's highly respected citizens, who had been in failing health for several months with heart disease, died suddenly yesterday morning. Mr. Green was born here in April, 1846, and had always been a resident of this town with the exception of a few years in the West when a young man. Besides a wife, he leaves two sons and one daughter. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at two o'clock at his late home.

Source: Burlington Free Press, March 13, 1908
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.