Joseph Partridge Brainerd

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Joseph Partridge Brainerd

Death: Died in Andersonville, Sumter, GA, USA
Cause of death: wounded, starved and neglected at Andersonville Prison Camp
Place of Burial: St. Albans, Franklin, VT, USA
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Son of Joseph Hungerford Brainerd and Fanny Brainerd

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About Joseph Partridge Brainerd

Epitaph reads: JOSEPH PARTRIDGE BRAINERD, son of Joseph H. Brainerd and his wife Fanny Partridge, a conscientious, faithful, brave Union soldier, was born on the 27th day of June 1840, graduated from the University of Vermont in August 1862, enlisted into Co. L of the Vermont Cavalry, was wounded and taken prisoner by the Rebels in the Wilderness, May 5, 1864, was sent to Andersonville Prison Pen in Georgeia where he died on the 11th day of Sept. 1864 entirely and wholly neglected by President Lincoln and murdered withimpunity by the Rebesl, with thousands of our loyal Soldiers by Starvation, Privation, Exposure, and Abuse." (bio by: Ethan F. Bishop)

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Joseph Partridge Brainerd's Timeline

June 27, 1840
September 11, 1864
Age 24
Andersonville, Sumter, GA, USA
St. Albans, Franklin, VT, USA