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Sherman, Roswell

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 29, credited to Wallingford, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 1/4/65, m/i 1/10/65, PVT, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1835, Unknown
Death: 06/17/1912

Burial: Green Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 61250816

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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

Green Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, VT

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Obituary

Funeral of Roswell Sherman

The funeral of Roswell Sherman, who died Monday night, was held at the house on Killington avenue at 10:30 o'clock yesterday morning, Rev. E.P. Stevens, pastor of the Methodist church, officiating. The funeral was well attended, and there were a number of flowers from individual friends, and a piece from Robert post, No. 14, G.A.R.

The bearers were Henry Battles of West Rutland and Seymour Billings, Richard Lloyd and James N. Dunn of this city. The body was taken by team to Wallingford for burial.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, June 20, 1912
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.