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Safford, Horace


Age: 32, credited to Berkshire, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 12/26/63, m/i 12/30/63, Pvt, Co. A, 5th VT INF, mwia, Cold Harbor, 6/11/64, d/wds 6/16/64

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Birth: 1834, Canada
Death: 06/16/1864

Burial: Prouty Cemetery, Franklin, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 15872299


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Catharine, 10/8/1864; minor, 7/10/1867
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


2nd Great Grandfather of Richard Safford, Croydon Flat, NH

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Prouty Cemetery, Franklin, VT

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Horace Stafford, company A, 17th Vt. Regiment, died of a wound in the head, at Campbell's hospital, Washington, June 17th. Being in an unconscious state ever after he entered the hospital, no clue as to where his parents reside could be obtained. Papers by mentioning this may aid in giving them information of their son's decease.

Source: Rutland Herald, June 30, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.