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Martin, Franklin

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Underhill, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 9/10/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. F, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 8/17/64, m/i 8/17/64, Pvt, Co. A, 17th VT INF, enl one yr., pow, Poplar Spring Church, 9/30/64, enl in CSA to prevent starvation, recaptured by USA, released 7/6/65 on taking the oath of allegiance, m/o 7/23/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1843, Jericho, VT
Death: 12/18/1912

Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
Marker/Plot: 41
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 54485087

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/19/1889, VT; widow Margaret, 3/26/1931, 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: 13th Vt. History off-site

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Tombstone

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Holy Cross Cemetery, Duxbury, VT

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Biography

FRANKLIN MARTIN

Enlisted from Underhill, Vt., September 10, 1862, at the age of 21 years, as a private in Company F, 13th Vt. Vol. Inf. Mustered into the service October 10, 1862, and mustered out July 21, 1863. Again enlisted from Jericho, August 17, 1864, as a private in Company A, 17th Vt. Vol. Inf. Was taken prisoner September 30, 1864, and released July 6, 1865, and mustered out July 23. 1865. Resides at Waterbury, Vermont.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 576

Obituary

DEATH OF FRANKLIN MARTIN
Occurred Wednesday from Heart Failure, As He Was About His Work.

Waterbury, Dec. 20. - Franklin Martin died suddenly Wednesday while at work butchering at the home of Mrs. C. L. Morse on the road to Bolton. Dr. Steele was called and said death was due to heart trouble. Mr. Martin was 72 years old and is survived by a wife and five children Thomas Martin, Franklin Martin jr., Mrs. Nellie Cayue and Joseph Martin of this place, and Mrs. Kate Griffith of Essex Junction. The funeral was held from his late home this afternoon.

Source: Barre Daily Times, December 20, 1912.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

FUNERAL TODAY
Of Waterbury Man Who Died Suddenly.

Waterbury, Dec. 20. - Franklin Martin, aged 72 years, died suddenly Wednesday morning at the home of Mrs. C. L. Morse, where he was butchering. Dr. Steele was called and pronounced death due to heart trouble. The deceased is survived by a wife and five children: Thomas Martin, Franklin Martin, Jr., Mrs. Nellie Cayhue and Joseph Martin of this town and Mrs. Kate Griffin of Essex Junction. The funeral was held at St, Andrew's Church this morning at half past nine.

Source: Montpelier Evening Argus, December 20, 1912.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.