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Farnham, Joseph

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Johnson, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 9/23/61, m/i 2/18/62, CPL, Co. A, 8th VT INF, reen 1/5/64, pr CPL 5/9/65, m/o 6/28/65

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VITALS

Birth: 09/16/1837, Johnson, VT
Death: 12/02/1903

Burial: Lamoille View Cemetery, Johnson, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 19277678

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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: 8th Vt. History off-site, Gibson Collection - Cap Box

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Lamoille View Cemetery, Johnson, VT

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Obituary

Joseph Farnham

Joseph Farnham, aged 66 years, a veteran of the Civil War, died at his home in Johnson Wednesday after a long illness. The funeral was held at the Congregational church Friday afternoon, the Rev. E.G. French officiating. The singing was by the choir of the Methodist church. Old Brigade Post, No. 17, G.A.R., of which he was a member, attended in a body as did the Sons of Veterans and the Women's Relief Corps organizations. There was a large attendance of relatives, friends and old comrades from surrounding towns. Mr. Farnham was a member of Co. A, 8th Vt. Vols., and served in the army from September, 1861 to July 1865.

Mr. Farnham's home had always been in Johnson and he is survived by his wife and two daughters Mrs. George Emery and Mrs. George Foster, who live in that place. Another daughter, Mrs. Arthur Cooke, resides in Hyde Park.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, December 5, 1903
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.