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Woods, Patrick Frank


Age: 25, credited to Bridport, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 1/6/65, m/i 1/10/65, PVT, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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Birth: 01/01/1840, Unknown
Death: 06/13/1916

Burial: West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/26/1890, VT; widow Elia M., 7/10/1916, 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

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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West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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Frank P. Woods died at his home on High street Tuesday evening of paralysis. He was 76 years old and is survived by his wife, one son, John D. Woods, and two daughters, Mrs. Edith M. Stagg and Miss Lula Woods, all of Middlebury. Mr. Woods had been ill for about a year and a half. He was a former resident of Bridport and came to Middlebury about 12 years ago. He was a veteran of the Civil war and a member of George S. Gale post, G.A.R., of Bridport. The funeral was held at his late home Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. D. H. Cockran of the Methodist church officiated. The bearers were Charles Grandey, N. W. Russell, Julius P. Russell, David Myrick, William Towner and Hiram Kingsland.

Source: Middlebury Register, June 16, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.