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White, Alvin D.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Huntington, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 9/10/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. F, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 12/30/64, m/i 1/10/65, Pvt, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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VITALS

Birth: 02/28/1841, Unknown
Death: 01/22/1896

Burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Huntington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 27668102

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/14/1880
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

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

Maplewood Cemetery, Huntington, VT

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Biography

ALVIN D. WHITE

Enlisted from Huntington, Vt., September 10, 1862 at the age of 21 years as a private in Company Y, 13th Vt. Vol. Inf., and mustered into the service with the regiment October 10, 1862 and served his country faithfully. Mustered out July 21, 1863 and again entered the service as a private in Company M, Frontier or 26th N. Y. Cav., December 30, 1864. Mustered out June 27, 1865. A member of the Masonic Order. A post commander of Post 50, G.A.R. Had served as town representative and assistant door-keeper of the senate. A prominent citizen of his town. Died February 22, 1896, only two members of his family survive him.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 584

Obituary

The death of Alvin D. White of Huntington is announced. Mr. White was doorkeeper in the Vermont Senate at the session of 1880 and had many friends in this city.

Source: Burlington Free Press, February 24, 1896.

Funeral

HUNTINGTON

The funeral of Alvin D. White was held Wednesday, February 26, at the Union church, at 12 o'clock, Rev. Alonzo Chase of Richmond officiating. The singing was rendered by a choir composed of J. H. Allen, tenor, Mrs. Perry Read, soprano, Mrs. Frank Andrews alto, and Mr. Elon Martin base, with Miss Sanctuary organist. The North Star lodge, No. 12, F. And A. M., of which the deceased was a member, attended in a body, and conducted the Masonic burial service, assisted by Patriot lodge, No. 22, F. A. M., with Past Master W. N. Hill as master of ceremonies, Past Master Frank Briggs, acting marshall, escorted by Gen. W. W. Henry camp No. 83, Sons of Veterans, C. J. Smith, captain, and W. White post, No. 50, G. A. R., S. J. Randall, commander, G. M. Norton, assisted by H. M. Hull had charge of the funeral. The bearers were Dr. M. F. Hingham, George Fay, George Leonard, Oscar Tomlinson, Andrew Berry and Bert Martin.

Source: Burlington Free Press, February 29, 1896.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.