Barnard, Edwin C.
Age: 30, credited to Chittenden, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 1/8/62, m/i 2/12/62, PVT, Co. B, 7th VT INF, pr CPL 10/18/62, pr SGT 3/1/63, pow, Choctawotchie Bay, 2/9/64, prld 3/1/65, m/o 4/6/65
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Birth: 04/05/1831, Pittsford, VT
Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Woodstock, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/5/1866
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: Died in Lebanon, NH, buried in Woodstock, VT. GAR flag holder placed on son's grave as there is no marker for this soldier.
See George Ross's letter to his brother published in the Rutland Weekly Herald, March 24, 1864.
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Riverside Cemetery, Woodstock, VT
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Edwin C. Barnard, a veteran of the civil war, formerly a resident of Woodstock, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Halle E. Willis, in Lebanon, N. H., Friday of last week. Funeral services were held Monday and the body was brought to Woodstock for interment, prayer being said at the grave by the Rev. C. S. Lewis. Mr. Barnard was a native of Pittsford, but lived in Bridgewater some years before coming to Woodstock 20 years ago. He married Miss Elvira Manley of Chittenden, and they had nine children, three sons and six daughters. All the children were present at the burial excepting Mrs. Whittaker of East Wallingford, who could not attend. Mrs. Barnard died in the year 1903, and Mr. Barnard soon left his farm, spending the following winter with his son, E. C. Barnard. For the past five years he had lived in Henniker and Lebanon, M. H. Since last fall Mr. Barnard has been ill of heart disease.
Source: Spirit of the Age, June 6, 1908
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.