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Sanford, Franklin A.


Age: 25, credited to Worcester, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 12/2/61, m/i 2/18/62, CPL, Co. E, 8th VT INF, pow 9/4/62, prld 11/13/62, wdd 4/12/63, tr to VRC 2/8/64, m/o 6/27/64

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Birth: 12/16/1835, Chelsea, VT
Death: 05/29/1903

Burial: Worcester Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 80572302


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/5/1872; widow Mary S., 6/24/1903, VT
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


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Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT

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Franklin Sanford, a veteran of the civil war, serving as corporal in Company E of the 8th Vt. Regt., a former well-known resident of this town died in Marshfield on Friday last and was buried her eon Sunday. He leaves a wife, one son and one daughter.

Source: Burlington Free Press, June 3, 1903.


Franklin Sanford, who for many years lived in town, died at his home in Marshfield last Friday. The remains were brought to town for burial on Sunday. He is survived by a wife, one son and one daughter. Mr. Sanford was a veteran of the civil war.

Source: Montpelier Evening Argus, June 2, 1903.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.