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Griffin, LaRoy S.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to Sudbury, VT
Unit(s): 23rd NY LARTY
Service: Supposedly in Salter's Battery, later incorporated in 23rd NY LARTY, 9/1/61-11/1/61, but no found in any rosters

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VITALS

Birth: 1844, Sudbury, VT
Death: 08/05/1914

Burial: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 91272440

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None Noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/26/1904, VT, not approved
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: Unknown

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BURIAL:

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Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT

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Obituary

Death of L. R. S. Griffin

Leroy S. Griffin died at his home on First street at 3 o'clock, yesterday afternoon after an eight months' illness. He was about 69 years old and is survived by his wife and three sons, Charles E., William B., of this place and Carl J., of Waterbury, Conn., and two sisters, Mary Griffin of Sudbury and Mrs. E. C. Spooner of Brandon and one brother, R. C. Griffin of Sudbury. He was a lister for 12 years and has been a resident of this place for over 35 years. He was a member of Eureka lodge, No. 75, F. and A. M., a charter member of Eureka chapter, No. 30, R. A. M., of this place, a member of Killington commandery, No. 6, of Rutland and a member of Cairo temple of Rutland. He was a charter member of the J. H. Bosworth Post, No. 53, G. A. R., and was an active member of it to his last. He was commander of the post twice and post adjutant at present and for many years. He was for two consecutive terms master of Eureka lodge. In 1861 he enlisted in Salter's battery which afterwards consolidated with the 23d New York Artillery. The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the house.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, August 6, 1914
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.