Lorenzo Dow Farnham (1830 - 1864)

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Birthplace: Saint Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA
Death: Died in Andersonville, Sumter County, Georgia, USA
Cause of death: SUNSTROKE
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About Lorenzo Dow Farnham

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From findagrave: In 1860 a while before the war in St Johnsbury VT lived Lorenzo D age 30 born MASS and his wife Harriet 37 and son Herbert FARNHAM then age 2 LORENZO D. FARNHAM Rank:PRIVATE Company:A Regiment:1 State:VT Arm of Service:HEAVY ARTILLERY Death Date:AUG. 20, 1864 Cause of Death:ICTUS SOLIS (SUNSTROKE) Remarks:L. D. FARNHAM [2][3] Reference:p 66 [3]; p 413 [412] Location of Capture:WELDON RAILROAD, VA Date of Capture:1864/06/ 23 Page:190 Notes:- - - - More Information:NO Code:16264 Grave:6264 Lorenzo D Farnham , Residence:St Johnsbury, Vermont Enlistment Date:06 August 1862 Distinguished Service: Side Served:Union State Served:Vermont Unit Numbers:3020 3020 Service Record:Enlisted as a Corporal on 06 August 1862 Enlisted in Company A, 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment Vermont on 01 September 1862. Promoted to Full Sergeant on 15 June 1864 POW on 23 June 1864 at Weldon Railroad, VA Died as a prisoner Company A, 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment Vermont on 20 August 1864 in Andersonville, GA

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Lorenzo Dow Farnham was married on 28 April 1852 to Harriet Fuller. They had 3 sons: Percy Dwight Farnham; Herbert A. Farnham; and Warren Pease Farnham. After his death, his widow remarried to Rev. Lyman Damon.

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He was apparently named after Lorenzo Dow, a noted Preacher of the 19th Century.

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Lorenzo Farnham's Timeline

1830
February 15, 1830
Saint Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA
1852
April 28, 1852
Age 22
1858
1858
Age 27
1864
August 20, 1864
Age 34
Andersonville, Sumter County, Georgia, USA
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Andersonville, Sumter County, Georgia, USA