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French, Winsor Brown


Age: 0, credited to Cavendish, VT
Unit(s): 77th NY INF, USV
Service: ADJ, 77th NY INF 24 Sept 1861. MAJ 1 Jun 1862; LTC, 18 Jul 1862. Bvt BGen USV 13 Mar 1865, m/o 13 Dec 1864

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Birth: 07/28/1832, Cavendish, VT
Death: 03/24/1910

Burial: Greenridge Cemetery, Saratoga, NY
Marker/Plot: Section: F-048 Old
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 10005144


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/28/1880; widow Frances M. S., 5/16/1910, NY
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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Greenridge Cemetery, Saratoga, NY

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New York Times
Mar. 25, 1910

Gen. Windsor B. French, civil war veteran, died yesterday at his home in Saratoga after a long illness in his seventy-ninth year. He was born in Windsor, Vt., and was a graduate of Tufts College and a member of Theta Delta Chi fraternity. During the war he commanded the Seventy-ninth (sic) Regiment New York Volunteers.

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau

Webmaster's note: French actually commanded the 77th New York Infantry.