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CPT Dennie W Farr

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CPT Dennie W Farr

Birth
Chesterfield, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 5 May 1864 (aged 24)
Wilderness Battlefield, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Burial Chesterfield, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA
Plot 84 (main section)
Memorial ID 121710536 View Source

Durlingt the Civil War, Dennie joined Company F, 4th Regiment, Vermont on September 7, 1861 as a commissioned 2nd lieutenant. He was promoted to 1st Lieutenant in Januayr, 1862. On August 13 the same year, he was promoted to Captain of Co. C. Captain Farr was killed in action at the Battle of the Wilderness on May 5, 1864

Some sources suggest the memorial in Chesterfield West may be a cenotaph.
However, the Vermont Phoenix, June 2, 1865 reported that his wife's trip to the battle site to recover his body had been successful. It describes her efforts, his funeral,and the re-interment at Chesterfield.


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  • Created by: DebL
  • Added: 14 Dec 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 121710536
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/121710536/dennie-w-farr : accessed ), memorial page for CPT Dennie W Farr (7 Jan 1840–5 May 1864), Find a Grave Memorial ID 121710536, citing Chesterfield West Cemetery, Chesterfield, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by DebL (contributor 47462502) .