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Wing, Rector B.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to Berkshire, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV
Service: enl, 1865, Co. I,26th NY CAV

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VITALS

Birth: 10/01/1849, Berkshire, VT
Death: 02/11/1920

Burial: Sandy Knoll Union Cemetery, Chateaugay, NY
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 54367892

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/25/1879; widow Ellen C., 3/15/1920, NY, not approved
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

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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BURIAL:

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Sandy Knoll Union Cemetery, Chateaugay, NY

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