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Farnham, Leander Bradley

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 44, credited to Lunenburg, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/10/63, m/i 1/7/64, Pvt, Co. A, 11th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, d/prison 8/16/64 (marasmus)

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VITALS

Birth: 12/19/1818, Waterford, VT
Death: 08/16/1864

Burial: Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, GA
Marker/Plot: E/5851
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 12824916

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Lydia M., 2/6/865; minor, 1/2/1869
Portrait?: nara
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: Leander's daughter Rhoda Belle was born on Aug. 11, 1864 - five days before he died, and four days after Leander died, his brother Lorenzo Farnham also died at Andersonville.

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Shelley Hilber, Vienna, VA

2nd Great Grandfather of Margaret Parker Albin, Bellevue, WA

3rd Great Grandfather of James Farnham, Jr., Woodland Park, CO

3rd Great Grandfather of Tristin Smith, Orlando, FL

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Andersonville National Cemetery, GA

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