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Barney, Rufus Lester


Age: 18, credited to Swanton, VT
Unit(s): 26th NY CAV/VT FCAV
Service: enl 1/3/65, m/i 1/10/65, PVT, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (aka 26th NY CAV), m/o 6/27/65

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Birth: 02/10/1846, Swanton, VT
Death: 02/08/1898

Burial: Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Section F, stone 174
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 30917781


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/1/1890, VT; widow Lucy W., 5/7/1898, 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.


2nd Great Grandfather of William Bartholomew, Jackson, NJ

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Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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