Ephraim Smith Read

Ephraim Smith Read

Death 23 Jul 1917 (aged 77–78)
Burial Fairfield, Franklin County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 15464313 · View Source
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age 78 yrs
Charles R Read Lot

Charles R Read
Sally Smith his wife

Side 1
Charles J Read
Renselaier S Read
Henrietta L Warren his wife

Side 2
Ephraim S Read
Henrietta Sturgess his wife
Julius H Read

Side 3
Waterman F Corey
Sarah Read CoreyCorporal Co B 3rd Vermont Infantry
Private Co C 1st Vermont Infantry

Enlisted in Company C, Vermont 1st Infantry Regiment on 09 May 1861. Mustered out on 15 Aug 1861 at Brattleboro, VT.

Enlisted in Company B, Vermont 3rd Infantry Regiment on 12 Apr 1862. Promoted to Full Corporal. Promoted to Full Sergeant on 01 Nov 1864.Mustered out on 22 Apr 1865.

Alternate name Ephraim READ

READ, Ephraim, Smith, Born 1 May 1839, Fairfield, Vt., third child of Charles Rensselaer Read and Sally Smith Read. A member of the Ranson Guards, he enlisted in the 1st. Vermont Infantry, 2 May 1861, was mustered in 9 May 1861 and assigned to Company C with the rank of private; mustered out with his Regiment 15 August 1861.
Reenlisted 25 February 1862 in the 3rd. Regiment, Vermont Infantry, mustered in 12 April 1862; and assigned to Company B with the rank of private. Present with his regiment in New York City, due to the draft riots Promoted Corporal; promoted Sergeant, 1 November 1864; mustered out 22 April 1865. Married Hennietta Sturges. Incomplete family record show one son, Charles J. Read, born 31 October 1866. After the war owned and worked a large farm "adjoining the railroad station," East Fairfield, Vt. Died 23 July 1917; buried Smith Cemetery, Fairfield, Vt. Grave site marked by a large, hard to read, Obelisk styled marker.
Source: VermontCivilWar.Org Database.

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  • Created by: Barb Destromp
  • Added: 22 Aug 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15464313
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ephraim Smith Read (1839–23 Jul 1917), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15464313, citing Bradley Cemetery, Fairfield, Franklin County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Barb Destromp (contributor 46785064) .