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Leach, Cyrus B.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 31, credited to Bradford, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 8th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, 1SGT, Co. D, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; comn CPT, Co. D, 8th VT INF, 12/28/61 (12/28/61), m/o 6/22/64

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VITALS

Birth: 12/15/1827, Barnet, VT
Death: 12/12/1881

Burial: Grove Hill Cemetery, Lisbon, NH
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 228177153

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/30/1881, NH; widow Laura, 1/17/1882
Portrait?: VHS Collections
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

DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Barbara Foss, Vidalia, GA

Great Grandfather of Richard Leach, Little Rock, AR

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Grove Hill Cemetery, Lisbon, NH

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Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection

Cyrus B. Leach

Cyrus B. Leach was born December 15, 1827, in Vermont. In 1850, he was living in Lisbon, a farm laborer for B. K. Eastman. For some time before, during and until at least 1870, he lived in Bradford. He was a miller by trade. In 1880, he was living in Franconia, New Hampshire. He died December 12, 1881, and is buried in Bath New Hampshire. His widow, Laura (Jackson Jenks) Leach, applied for a widow's pension on January 17, 1882. Cyrus died of complications from his war-contracted illnesses (malaria, dengue fever, amoebic dysentery). He also lost hearing in one ear due to an insect sting while on duty in Thibideaux, Louisiana.

Cyrus' son Frederick, his mother and two sisters, moved to LaCrosse, Wisconsion, in 1886.

Contributed by Richard Leach, Cyrus' great-grandson.

See also, his (photograph (off-site)