Age: 0, credited to Brattleboro, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/22/6, m/i Pvt, Co. F, 4th VT INF, 9/21/61, dis/dsb 1/6/63; 2nd Co. Vt. Drafted Men; enl 2/28/63, m/i 2/28/63, same unit, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, prld 4/28/65, m/o 5/23/65
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Birth: abt 1842, Cambridgeport, MA
Burial: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/16/1891, MA
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: Died in Easthampton, MA
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Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
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August 3, 1921
VETERAN OF CIVIL WAR
DIES AT EASTHAMPTON
Ferdinand Klinge Was Prisoner in Hands of Enemy 18 Months
Easthampton, Aug. 2. - Ferdinand Klinge, 79, died this evening as the result of a shock, at his home on Pleasant street. He was born in Cambridgeport, coming to Easthampton from Brattleboro, Vt., 44 years ago to work as a machinist in the Williston mills. He was married September 4, 1879 to Annie M. Cullen, who died September 1, 1916.
Mr. Klinge leaves two children, Annie and Ferdinand, with whom he made his home. He also leaves a sister, Mrs. F.B. Walker of Brattleboro, Vt.
Mr. Klinge was a veteran of the Civil War. He enlisted August 22, 1861, in Co. F, 4th regiment, Vermont volunteers, and was discharged January 6, 1863, on account of disability. He re-enlisted in the same company and regiment February 22, 1863 and participated in the following battles: Lee Mills, Va.; Williamsburg, Va.; Golding's Farm, Savage Station, White Oaks Swamp Crampton's Gap, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg and Weldon Railroad. He was taken prisoner and held 18 months. He was a member of the George C. Strong post of the Grand Army until it was disbanded. He then joined the W.L. Baker post at Northampton. He was also a member of the Veteran Prisoners of War association.
Contributed by Tom Boudreau.