Johnson, Russell D.
Age: 0, credited to Jericho, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV
Service: enl 1865, Co. I, 26th NY CAV
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Birth: 12/10/1844, Georgia, VT
Burial: Church Street/Castle Cemetery, Jericho, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 15047402
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/22/1890, VT; widow Eliza A., 5/22/1930, VT, not approved
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)
Webmaster's Note: After the Saint Albans Raid on October 19, 1864, Vermont raised two companies of cavalry to help guard the Canadian border; there were known as Frontier Cavalry, Companies F and M, but technically they were part of the 26th New York Cavalry.
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Church Street Cemetery, Jericho, VT
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Russell D. Johnson, for many years a resident of this place, died April 23 in his 86th year. Owing to Mrs. Johnson's illness, the funeral was held from the home of Mrs. Johnson's son, Stephen Shepard, Friday afternoon. The body was taken to Jericho beside a former wife. The Rev. V.A. Ober officiated. Those present from away were Judson Clark, a son-in-law, a grandson, Charles Clark, and wife of Barre, Charles Shepard and Mrs. Nault of Irasburg, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Shepard and Preston Shepard of Orleans and Harold Shepard of Northfield.
Source: Burlington Free Press, May 1, 1930
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.