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Franklin, Henry F.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Townshend, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/23/62, CPL, Co. D, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63

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VITALS

Birth: 05/10/1840, Townshend, VT
Death: 01/06/1923

Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Townshend, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 118644977

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/27/1886
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

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Oakwood Cemetery, Townshend, VT

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Obituary

The funeral of Henry F. Franklin, 82, who died at his home Tuesday morning, Jan. 9, after a short illness, was held at his late residence Thursday at 1 o'clock and was private on account of serious illness in the family. Rev. R. H. Bosworth, pastor of the Congregational church, officiated. The bearers were H. H. Franklin, O. W. Follett, Frank Gale and Lyman Gale. The body was placed in the tomb and will be buried in the springtime beside his wife in Oakwood cemetery. Besides floral tributes from relatives, beautiful pieces were sent from the comrades of Birchard post, G.A.R., from Birchard post, W.R.C., and from the Congregational church.

Source: Brattleboro Reformer, January 19, 1923
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.