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Fullam, Benoni B.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 28, credited to Ludlow, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 6th VT INF, 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, SGT, Co. E, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 10/15/61, m/i 10/15/61, SGTMAJ, 6th VT INF, comn 1LT, Co. G, 6/14/62 (6/14/62), resgd 10/25/62; enl 1/11/65, m/i 1/12/65, Pvt, Co. F, Frontier Cavalry (26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1833, Ludlow, VT
Death: 08/23/1897

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman
Findagrave Memorial #: 92917279

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/17/1890, VT, not approved; widow Elizabeth H., 9/28/1897, VT, not approved
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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT

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Obituary

Benoni B. Fullam, 64, died at Ludlow Monday after suffering two years with cancer. He was a veteran of the Civil War, having served in three regiments-Company E of the 1st Vermont, the 6th Vermont, and the Frontier Cavalry. He held the position of Sergeant Major, and First Lieutenant while in the 6th.

He was a Democrat, and active in local State politics.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, Aug. 27, 1897
Courtesy of Deanna French