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Cross, Oscar N.
Age: 24, credited to Montpelier, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, CSSGT, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65
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Birth: 1841, Unknown
Burial: Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot 612
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/16/1890, 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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Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
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Death of Oscar N. Cross in Georgia
Oscar N. Cross of this city died yesterday in St. Joseph's hospital, Savannah, Ga., where he went October 29 for treatment for cirrosis of the liver of which he died, that disease being complicated with heart failure. The body will be sent to this city but its arrival is at present uncertain. Mr. Cross was 63 years old, a son of C. H. Cross now 92 years old, and a brother of L. Bart Cross of this city and George H. Cross of St. Johnsbury. His wife died suddenly last May and this event is believed to have hastened his death. He leaves one daughter, Miss H. Julia Cross, the well known vocalist.
Source: Burlington Free Press, December 15, 1903.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.