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Farnsworth, Robert W. C.


Age: 18, credited to Lyndon, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF, 32nd USCI
Service: enl 6/10/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. A, 10th VT INF, m/o 3/3/64; also CPT, 32nd USCI; severely wdd, d/wds 1888

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Birth: 02/20/1844, Haverhill, NH
Death: 01/03/1888

Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, CA
Marker/Plot: Aspen, Lot 196
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Shiver/Findagrave
Findagrave Memorial #: 7920568


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/1/1865; widow Emma G., 4/27/1888, CA, not approved
Portrait?: Findagrave
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: 10th Vt. History off-site


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Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, CA

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Robert W. C. Farnsworth

St. Albans Daily Messenger
January 19, 1888

Rev. R.W.C. Farnsworth died at San Fernando, California, Jan. 3. Mr. Farnsworth enlisted in the Tenth Vt. Reg't of volunteers under Capt. E. B. Frost at this place in 1862, and was afterwards promoted captain in another regiment. Capt. Farnsworth was four years presiding elder of the Los Angeles district and was largely instrumental in securing the large gift for Southern California university from Senator Mackay. He was last fall elected dean of the Mackay college of theology. He lived a useful life.

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.