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Fairbanks, Sanford S.


Age: 30, credited to Halifax, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 5/27/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. K, 9th VT INF, d/dis 10/31/64, memorial/tombstone at Halifax Center, Halifax, VT

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Birth: 1832, Whitingham, VT
Death: 10/31/1864

Burial: Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA
Marker/Plot: E/847
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 3081360

Cenotaph: Halifax Center Cemetery, Halifax, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 96886625


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Almira S., 5/8/1865; minor, 3/5/1868
Portrait?: Unknown
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: WPA Graves Registration Card includes inscription on cenotaph: "Sanford S. Fairbanks A Member of Co. K. 9th Regt. Vt. Vols."

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Hampton National Cemetery, VA

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Cenotaph at Halifax Center Cemetery, Halifax, VT

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