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Crandall, John B.


Age: 22, credited to Berlin, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF, 13th VT INF, USA
Service: enl 10/15/61, m/i 10/15/61, Hosp. Stwrd., 6th VT INF; tr to 13th VT INF, as ASURG, 10/7/62, m/o 7/21/63; ASURG, USA

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Birth: 1840, Vermont
Death: 10/20/1911

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Sterling, IL
Marker/Plot: Section 16 Plot 198
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 14320836


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/9/1904, IL; widow Eliza J., 11/18/1911, IL
Portrait?: 13th History, USAHEC off-site
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: 13th Vt. History off-site


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Riverside Cemetery, Sterling, IL

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Photo Photo

VHS - 2nd Vermont Infantry Album (FB-4)


(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)


Recent Deaths

Dr.John B. Crandall.

Dr. John B. Crandall, a graduate of the medical department of the University of Vermont, Burlington and an assistant surgeon in the Thirteenth Vermnt regiment, is dead at his home at Sterling, Ill. He had been ill for some time of Bright's disease. He was born in Roxbury, February 21, 1840. At an early date his father moved to Berlin, where he attended the common schools and worked on the frm until he entered Barre Academy.

Soon after the breaking out of the Civil War, and while he was sstill a medical student, he entered military service October 15, 1861, as a hospital steward of the Sixth Vermont volunteer infantry. During a leave of absence he entered the University of Vermont and graduated, being promoted after graduation to assistant surgeon of the 13th Vermont volunteer infantry.

Doctor Crandall was mustered out wit the regiment July 21, 1863, and soon afterward was appointed surgeon of the United States Volunteers. He served in the Baxter and Sloan hospital in the autumn of 1865, and followed this with a post-graduate course in the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New York. In the summer of 1866 he was appointed assistant surgeon in the United States army and assigned to duty with the Seventh United States cavalry in the department of the Missouri, and was with General Custers' command in several Indian fights. He residned and left the army in the summer of 1868 and began practice at Sterling, Ill.

In 1869 he married Miss E. J. Fluelling of Sicoe, Cal. He held many positions of truse in connection with his profession.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, 23 Oct 1911
Courtesy of Corinne Stridsberg.