Age: 23, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, PVT, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65
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Birth: 1842, Unknown
Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/11/1891, VT
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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St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
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Patrick Cronan of 17 Murray street died at the State hospital at Waterbury bout noon Saturday. He had been critically ill for four weeks and his daughter, Miss Ella M. Cronan, was constantly with him. She had recently returned home and his second daughter, Miss Agnes Cronan, was with him when he passed away. Patrick Cronan was a soldier of the Civil War and was on the pension roll of the United States. His record shows good and faithful military service in the 26th Regiment, New York Cavalry. When the St. Albans raid occurred Mr. Cronan saw service in Captain Baldwin's company of United States Frontier Cavalry. Besides his daughters mentioned he is survived by a third daughter, Miss Leta Cronan, a son, William A. Cronan of this city, and a brother, Michael Cronan, of Washington, D.C.
The body was brought here Saturday evening. The funeral was held Tuesday morning at St. Mary's Cathedral, with burial in St. Joseph's cemetery.
Source: Burlington Free Press, June 12, 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.