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Goodale, Rollin C.


Age: 28, credited to Bridport, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 1/6/65, m/i 1/10/65, PVT, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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Birth: 12/18/1836, Unknown
Death: 03/12/1903

Burial: Grand View Cemetery, Addison, VT
Marker/Plot: 5
Gravestone photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 36760594


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/16/1890, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
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: None

Webmaster's Note: After the Saint Albans Raid on October 19, 1864, Vermont raised two companies of cavalry to help guard the Canadian border; there were known as Frontier Cavalry, Companies F and M, but technically they were part of the 26th New York Cavalry.


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Grand View Cemetery, Addison, VT

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Rollin Clark Goodale, a well known citizen of Addison, died at his home in that town March 12, after a lingering illness from Bright's disease in the 67th year of his age. He is survived by a mother, Mrs. Phoebe Goodale of Waltham, two brothers, Charles Goodale of West Addison and Benjamin Goodale of Waltham, and one daughter, Mrs. John Wilkinson and a grandson, Roland Sherbino of Addison. Mr. Goodale was a veteran of the Civil war and was a member Co. M, frontier cavalry. He was a member of Ethan Allen Post, G.A.R., of this city. During his life time Mr. Goodale had traveled extensively through the southern and western states and of late years had been in the habit of spending his winters in Florida. The funeral was held at the house Sunday afternoon at 1 o'clock.

Source: Middlebury Register, March 20, 1903
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.