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Farrington, Henry W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Cambridge, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: 2nd Co. Vt. Drafted Men; enl 7/17/63, m/i 7/17/63, PVT, Co. I, 4th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, dis/wds, 2/6/65

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VITALS

Birth: 06/08/1839, Unknown
Death: 04/04/1920

Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 33160133

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Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

Henry W. Farrington Henry W. Farrington, whose death was announced in yesterday morning's Free Press, was born in Plattsburg, N. Y., in 1839, and on August 10, 1862, married Miss Cynthia Downer of Cambridge. He lived there until 1894 when he came to Burlington, Mrs. Farrington having died in 1888. Mr. Farrington leaves three daughters, Mrs. H. V. Wetherell of Boston, Mrs. J. G. White of this city and Mrs. Louis marcher of Johnson, also a brother, George M. Farrington, who lives here, and several grandchildren. Mr. Farrington enlisted in Company I, 4th Regiment Vermont Volunteers and lost his tight hand in the Battle of the Wilderness, May 3, 1864. He was a member of Stannard Post, G. A. R., and Garfield Circle Ladies of the G. A. R. He had been in failing health for several years. The funeral will be held at the late home, 354 North street, Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock, with burial in Lake View cemetery. The Grand Army will have charge of the committal service at the grave.

Source: Burlington Free Press, April 6, 1920.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.