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Lincoln, Edward F.
Age: 19, credited to Chelsea, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF, 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 8/22/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. D, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63; enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, Pvt, Co. F, Frontier Cavalry (26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65
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Birth: 1843, Chelsea, VT
Burial: Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 75719919
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/5/1891, MA; widow Sarah A., 4/4/1921, MA
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia
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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Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
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Death of Edward F. Lincoln
The remains of Edward P. Lincoln of Warwick. Mass., were brought here Wednesday, Sept. 8, for burial.
Mr. Lincoln was well known to the older residents of this place, being born in the Sebra Gustin house, May 16, 1843, the son of Harvey and Esther Ann (Burgess) Lincoln. He spent the early part of his life here, moving to Fitchburg, Mass., forty years ago. Soon after moving there he accepted a position with the Simonds Saw Co, and it was there he spent the greater part of his active life. Eight years ago he went to live with his son, Fred A. Lincoln of Warwick, Mass., and he died there of heart failure, Monday, Sept, 6.
He was married 56 years ago to Sarah Thompson of this town, sister of the late Ira Thompson. He is survived by his wife, one son, Fred A., three grandsons, two granddaughters, two great-grandsons and a sister, Mrs. Fannie L. Grames.
Mr. Lincoln was a staunch member of the M. E. Church in Fitchburg, and the funeral was held from the M. E. Church here Thursday, Rev. P. W. Hewitt officiating. The bearers were O. D. Tracy, E. D. Barnes, E. A. Corwin and W. H. Dearborn. Interment was in the family lot in Highland cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. Lincoln of Warwick, Mass., Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Grames of Cambridge, Mass., accompanied the remains.
Source: Bethel Courier, September 16, 1920.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.