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Ladd, Frank V.


Age: 23, credited to Brattleboro, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/1/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. C, 2nd VT INF, m/o 1/25/63

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Birth: abt 1838, Brattleboro, VT
Death: 08/22/1913

Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Gillian Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 113416643


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/2/1890, MA; widow Ida M., 8/30/1913, MA
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


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Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, MA

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Native of Brattleboro and Member of Company C, 2d Vermont Regiment – Funeral Tomorrow.

Frank V. Ladd, 73, of Westfield, Mass., a Civil war veteran and a native of Brattleboro, died yesterday in the Noble hospital in Westfield, where he had been under treatment 11 weeks. Mr. Ladd was well known here, coming here each to attend the reunions of Company C, 2d Vermont regiment, and to visit friends. He was a son of Emory and Lucy (Chandler) Ladd. His parents died when he was a boy and he was brought up in the house of Francis Loveley of Pelham. He returned Brattleboro and when the Civil war broke out enlisted in Company C, and served about two and a half years.

At the close of the war he went to Westfield, where he worked for a time as a painter and paperhanger. Later he became a machinist for the N. F. Tyler Whip company, and for the G. J. Loomis automobile factory. For several years he had been retired.

Mr. Ladd twice married, in 1863 Jennie Clark of Westfield, and in 1908 Ida M. Loomis of Pittsfield, who survives. Mr. Ladd was an active member of the Universalist church and belonged to G. B. C., Viney lodge of Good Templars, Lyon Grand Army Post, James B. Lay camp, Sons of Veterans, the Knights of Malin and Springfield lodge of American Mechanics. Besides his wife he leaves a son, Frank J. Ladd, of West Rutland, but his first wife, and a daughter, Mrs. C. Nelson Seymour, by his second wife, also a sister, Miss Louisa M. Ladd of Haverhill. The funeral will be held in the Memorial chapel in Pine Hill cemetery tomorrow afternoon at 4 o’clock. Rev. M. L. Hadley will officiate, and the burial will take place in Pine Hill cemetery.

Source: Brattleboro Daily Reformer, August 23, 1913.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.