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 Bradford P. Sparrow

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Bradford P. Sparrow

Birth
Death 11 Aug 1920 (aged 77)
Burial Calais, Washington County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 18477475 View Source

Residence Elmore VT;
Drafted on 7/17/1863 as a private into Co. K, 4th Vermont Infantry
POW 6/23/1864 Weldon Railroad, VA.
Transferred: 2/25/1865 from Co. K to Co. D
Paroled 4/28/1865 (place not stated)
Discharged for disability on 6/17/1865

Additional Information:
Was at Belle Isle. Released 4/1, 4/18, or 4/28/65 near Jacksonville, Florida, "emaciated and weak as to be unable to march, barely escaping with his life." Discharged 6/17/65 from McDougal Hospital in New York harbor for disability that "greatly injured his health." Worked as Assistant Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia until forced to retire "due to consideration of health" in 1880. Listed as residing in Caroline County, Virginia, in 1882. At age 76 he was living at the Vermont Soldiers Home in Bennington, Vermont, on the 1920 Federal census. Died 8/11/1920. Granted an invalid pension in 1885.

Sources: http://www.weldonrailroad.com/updates.html
http://www.civilwardata.com/active/hdsquery.dll?SoldierHistory?U&386886


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