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Farrington, George Methual
Age: 18, credited to Cambridge, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF, 13th VT INF, 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. E, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; Substitute - enl 8/11/64, m/i 8/11/64, Pvt, Co. E, 3rd VT INF, tr to Co. M, 1st VT CAV, wdd, 4/8/65, dis/wds, 6/12/65
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Birth: 03/25/1844, Plattsburgh, NY
Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 24832280
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: 13th History
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: 13th Vt. History off-site
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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
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GEORGE M. FARRINGTON was from the town of Cambridge. Mustered out July 21st, 1863. Re-enlisted as sub. August 11th, 1864. Transfered to Company M, 1st Vermont Cavalry. Discharged June 12th, 1865, for wounds received April 8th, 1865.
Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 556
George Methual Farrington, Sr.
George Methual Farrington, Sr., a Civil War veteran and retired monument company proprietor, died suddenly at his home, 1106 North avenue, yesterday afternoon.
He was born in Plattsburg, N. Y., March 25, 1844, the son of David and Nancy Jane (Ray) Farrington, and came to this State when a young man.
Mr. Farrington enlisted in Company E, 13th Vermont Infantry, and re-enlisted in Company M, 1st Vermont Cavalry, serving the last three tears of the Civil War. He was discharged June 12, 1865.
After the war Mr. Farrington became proprietor of the Gravestone Monument Company at Cambridge. He had been retired for the last 15 years.
Mr. Farrington was a member of Stannard Post, No. 2, G. A. R., Eagle Lodge, F. And A. M., of Fairfield; Green Mountain Lodge, I. O. O. F., of Burlington; and the Methodist Episcopal Church, Burlington.
He is survived by one son, George M. Farrington, Jr., by one grandson, James B. Farrington, and by one niece, Mrs. J. G. White, all of this city.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the late home. Interment will take place in the family lot in Lake View cemetery.
Source: Burlington Daily News, December 20, 1932
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.