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 Edson Huggins Ranney

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Edson Huggins Ranney

Birth
Kirby, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA
Death
26 May 1923 (aged 81)
Kirby, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA
Burial
Saint Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID
60832163 View Source

Edson was a farmer and Methodist. He enlisted September 17, 1862 and was a Private in Company G, 15th Regiment of Vermont Volunteers. He was in the Battle of Gettysburg and was discharged in 1863. He re-enlisted in 1864 as a Private 1st Regiment of Vermont Cavalry only to be wounded on October 8, 1864 at Fisher's Hill. After being sent to the hospital, he returned to his regiment in March 1865 until he was discharged in Burlington on June 21, 1865.

He bought the Kirby farm across the valley from his parents farm. In addition to farming, his teams also hauled Kirby granite from the quarry on the mountain to the railroad in Concord.

Contributor:
T James Ranney

Edson was a farmer and Methodist. He enlisted September 17, 1862 and was a Private in Company G, 15th Regiment of Vermont Volunteers. He was in the Battle of Gettysburg and was discharged in 1863. He re-enlisted in 1864 as a Private 1st Regiment of Vermont Cavalry only to be wounded on October 8, 1864 at Fisher's Hill. After being sent to the hospital, he returned to his regiment in March 1865 until he was discharged in Burlington on June 21, 1865.

He bought the Kirby farm across the valley from his parents farm. In addition to farming, his teams also hauled Kirby granite from the quarry on the mountain to the railroad in Concord.

Contributor:
T James Ranney


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