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Keith, John C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Pomfret, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF, 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 9/4/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. G, 16th VT INF, wdd, Gettysburg, 7/3/63, m/o 8/10/63; enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, Pvt, Co. F, Frontier Cavalry (26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1842, Sharon, VT
Death: 07/07/1886

Burial: Hewittville Cemetery, Pomfret, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 191307462

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: yes, 3/11/1880; widow Marietta U., 11/19/1888, 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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Hewittville Cemetery, Pomfret, VT

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