Age: 23, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, CPL, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65
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Birth: abt 1842, Canada
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/23/1904, NY
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 in New York City, NY.
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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Funeral of Peter LeClair
The remains of the late Peter L. LeClair, who died in New York City, arrived here Saturday morning. The funeral was held Sunday at 4 o'clock at St. Francis Xavier church. Mr. LeClair was born in this place 69 years ago and had resided here until 24 years ago, when he went to New York City to practice law. He is survived by two sisters and one brother, Miss Augusta and Joseph LeClair of Winooski and Mrs. F. C. Mixville of Manchester, N.H. Among those from out of town who were here to attend the funeral were Mrs. F. C. Mixville of Manchester, Charles Mixville of New York City and Frank S. Graves of New York City.
Burlington Suburban List, Essex Junction, VT, December 1, 1910
Submitted by Heidi McColgan