Farnum, Joseph C.
Age: 22, credited to Arlington, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/30/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. G, 1st VT CAV, pow, Middletown, 5/24/62, prld 9/13/62, m/o 11/18/64
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Birth: abt 1839, Arlington, VT
Burial: Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA
Marker/Plot: B P/9216
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/7/1878
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: IN, Me, VA, VT
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Joseph C. Farnum
Dec. 22, 1906
JOSEPH C. FARNUM
Former Resident of Bennington Dead at Hampton, Va.
Many friends in this section will regret to learn of the death, December 18, at Hampton, Va., of Joseph C. Farnum, formerly a well known resident of this village and also of Arlington. Mr. Farnum was a corporal in Co. G, 1st Vermont cavalry, and was one of the charter members of Fuller Post, G.A.R. of Arlington.
He leaves two sisters, Mrs. Thomas Whitman of this village and Mrs. Henry Rosier of North Bennington, a daughter, Mrs. Sarah Burgess of this village, and one son, Eugene, now in Chicago. Mr. Farnum was 65 years of age, born in Marion, Ind.
Contributed by Tom Boudreau.