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Crane, Cyrus R.


Age: 25, credited to Bridport, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: comn 1LT, Co. F, 5th VT INF, 9/4/61 (9/4/61), pr CPT 6/21/62 (6/21/62), wdd, Antietam, 9/17/62, tr to Co. K, 1/24/63, dis/wds, 3/13/63; Pension indicates Co. C, 7th NYMIL INF, Dpy Provo Marshall, USV

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Birth: 09/05/1836, Bridport, VT
Death: 07/21/1888

Burial: Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY
Marker/Plot: 145-26799
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 83471991


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/24/1863; widow Marie L., 11/26/1895, NJ, not approved
Portrait?: VHS Collections
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 Housatonic, MA. See Green-Wood Cemetery, Civil War Biographies, off-site


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Cyrus R. Crane

Springfield Republican, July 23, 1888

Cyrus R. Crane of Housatonic died Saturday afaternoon, after a short illness. He was born at Bridgeport, Vt., 51 years ago, had lived in Housatonic about 12 years, during which time he build up a large business in making counterpanes. Mr. Crane was a veteran of the war, entering the service in 1861 as 1st lieutenant in Co. F, 5th Vermont infantrh; he also served on the staff of Gen. W. F. Smith, where he was severely injured in the knee at the battle of Antietam. His death is a severe blow to the community, in which he was constantly making some improvement or doing something for the betterment of the condition of his fellow-townspeople. He was one of the signers of the petitition for a charter to organize Dresser post, of which he continued to be a member.