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Rice, George W.


Age: 24, credited to Vernon, VT
Unit(s): 25th MA INF, 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: Co. F, 25th MA INF; enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, PVT, Co. F, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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Birth: 1840, Unknown
Death: 03/07/1917

Burial: Tyler Cemetery, Vernon, VT
Marker/Plot: 60
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Don Streeter
Findagrave Memorial #: 75910550


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/11/1876
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: Died at Spencer, MA

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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Tyler Cemetery, Vernon, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


The body of George Rice of Spencer, Mass., was brought from that town and placed in the tomb Saturday, March 10. It will later be buried in the Tyler cemetery beside the body of his wife, who was Miss Nancy Green, a native of Vernon. Mr. And Mrs. Rice made their home here many years and since the death of his wife and his removal from town Mr. Rice has made an annual visit to her resting place. A son, Charles Rice, and a daughter accompanied the body to Vernon.

Source: Brattleboro Reformer, March 15, 1917
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.