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Olmsted, Franklin White


Age: 0, credited to Williston, VT
Unit(s): USV
Service: Hospital Chaplain, USV, 1863-1865 [College: MC 38}. Congregationalist.

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Birth: 07/07/1810, Williston, VT
Death: 01/16/1898

Burial: West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 39432306


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/2/1890, VT; widow Francis A., 2/28/1898, NY
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: MC 38
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


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West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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Rev. F. W. Olmsted died in Burlington last Saturday. On Tuesday his remains were brought to Middlebury for interment and were escorted to the West cemetery by a delegation from the W. P. Russell Post G. A. R. The deceased was a graduate of Middlebury college class of 38. He left the pastorate of the Bridport Congregational church in 1863 to take up the work of hospital chaplain in Philadelphia, remaining in the service till the end of the war. He filled a number of high educational positions and was a member of the Vermont constitutional convention in 1870.

Source: Middlebury Register, January 21, 1898.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.