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Rich, Winfield S.


Age: 24, credited to Fayston, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. B, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63

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Birth: 1838, Moriah, NY
Death: 06/17/1891

Burial: Main Street Cemetery, Hardwick, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/28/1880
Portrait?: 13th History
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: 13th Vt. History off-site


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Main Street Cemetery, Hardwick, VT

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(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)


WINFIELD S. RICH was born in Marilla, N. Y., and enlisted from Fayston. He was a sawyer by trade and 24 years old. He was an excellent soldier, on hand tor every duty, pleasant and kind in all his relations with others, and thus he held a high place in the esteem of his comrades. He was mustered out with the regiment. After his return he engaged in tin and hardware business in Waitsfleld for several years and later removed to Hard- wick, Vt., where he carried on the same business, and where he died from the effects of the kick of a horse. He married Lucetta Lockwood. He had one daughter, Cora.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 466