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Sampson, Clarence Franklin
Age: 18, credited to Salisbury, VT
Unit(s): 96th NY INF
Service: enl 1/12/62, m/i Pvt, Co. G, 96th NY INF, 1/22/62, m/o ??
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Birth: 01/16/1846, Ticonderoga, NY
Burial: Holman Cemetery, Salisbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 47309410
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/30/1882, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Holman Cemetery, Salisbury, VT
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CIVIL WAR VETERAN DIES IN SALISBURY
Clarence Sampson at End of Life's Trail; Was Resident of Salisbury for 70 Years.
Clarence Sampson, the last Civil War veteran of Salisbury, passed away at his home in the village on Tuesday evening. He had been a resident of the town for 70 years. At his demise he was 88 years and 10 months of age. Death came following a lingering illness.
During the Civil War Sampson served with the 96th Inf., of N.Y., and took part in several engagements of the war.
Mr. Sampson is survived by five daughters, Mrs. George Goslin, Orwell, Mrs. Stephen Bly, of Ticonderoga, Mrs. Elgin Catlin, of Ticonderoga, Mrs. Thomas Bly, of Leicester, and Miss Zelma Sampson at home. There are three sons, Clarence of Middlebury, Will of Lincoln and Fred of Salisbury.
The funeral services will be held from the home at 2 p.m. on Thursday with Rev. Frank Getty officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen cemetery.
Source: Brandon Union, April 13, 1934
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.