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Lavallee, Frank

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 35, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 9/6/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. D, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63, enl 9/2/64, m/i 9/2/64, Pvt, Co. E, 17th VT INF, enl one yr., wdd, Poplar Spring Church, 9/30/64, pow, Poplar Spring Church, 9/30/64, prld 2/28/65, m/o 6/2/65

See Legend for expansion of abbreviations

VITALS

Birth: abt 1827, Canada
Death: 10/09/1883

Burial: Village Cemetery, Colchester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: Lovely, Francis
Pension?: Yes, 5/25/1878; widow Mary, 1/31/1884, 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: Year inscription on tombstone is incorrect.

DESCENDANTS

Granduncle of Paule E. Miller, Claremont, NH

3rd Great Grandfather of Larry Barrows, Colchester, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Village Cemetery, Colchester, VT

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BIOGRAPHY

FRANK LAVALEE was one of the best workers in the daily routine of camp and picket duty, road building or whatever came to him; gun and equipments always in good condition and his general appearance faultless. He escaped injury in battle and re-enlisted in the 17th regiment and served to the close of the war. He died in 1883.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 537

Obituary

COLCHESTER CHIT-CHAT

Frank Lovely died quite suddenly last week Tuesday. He was taken ill while about his work. The funeral was on Thursday.

Source: Argus and Patriot, October 17, 1883.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.