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Sanborn, Royal


Age: 18, credited to Tunbridge, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 4/25/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. E, 2nd VT INF, pr CPL 3/28/65, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, reen 12/21/63, 5/12/64, m/o 7/15/65

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Birth: 07/20/1843, Tunbridge, VT
Death: 08/05/1903

Burial: Button Cemetery, Tunbridge, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 5291437


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/3/1891, 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


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Button Cemetery, Tunbridge, VT

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Royal Sanborn, a well-known and highly respected citizen of Tunbridge, died Wednesday, Aug. 5th, at his home at John Bennett's. .He had been ill for several months with an incurable disease, but was able to be about until three months ago, when he commenced to fail rapidly. His integrity, moral worth and kindly disposition had endeared him to a wide circle of friends. It is said of him that he had not an enemy in the world. He was a soldier in the war of '61 to '65, serving in Co. E, 2d Vt. Vols., and participated in every battle of the army of the Potomac, a record very few obtained. He was a member of Waterson post, G.A.R., at Tunbridge and was greatly beloved by his comrades. His funeral will be held Friday at So. Tunbridge, his early home.

Source: West Randolph Herald and News, Aug 6, 1903
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.