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Vorse, Samuel C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Barre, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/19/61, m/i 11/19/61, Blacksmith, Co. C, 1st VT CAV, reen 12/28/63, pr Co. QMSGT, 11/19/64, m/o 6/21/65

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VITALS

Birth: 08/14/1838, Lacolle, Canada East
Death: 11/19/1929

Burial: Randolph Center Cemetery, Randolph, VT
Marker/Plot: 2
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 104659984

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/18/1867
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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Randolph Center Cemetery, Randolph, VT

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Obituary

Samuel C. Orfe, 91, Randolph Civil War Veteran, Is Dead.

RANDOLPH CENTER, Nov. 19. Samuel C. Orfe, 91, died at 1 o'clock this morning at Randolph Center. He was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of U.S Grant Post. His death leaves only four Civil War veterans in the town.

Mr. Orfe was born in Lacolle, Province of Quebec, Canada, August 14, 1838. He enlisted at Barre in Company C, First Vermont Cavalry, in 1861 and fought in most of the principal battles of the Civil War. He came out of the service as a quartermaster sergeant.

He is survived by one daughter, Lucinda, of Randolph Center, by one sister, Mrs. Jennie Bullard of Orange, Mass., who was with him at the time of his death.

A Grand Army funeral will be held at his home at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon with members of the American Legion as bearers.

Source: Burlington Free Press, November 20, 1929
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.