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FARRAND, JOSEPH P.: Was born in Almira, N.Y., May 10, 1833, and was a son of Charles and Nancy (Christian) Farrand, deceased. He was married Oct. 11, 1857, Bronson, Mich., to Olive C. Smith, who was born in Noble, Mich., Jan. 2, 1841; her parents, numbered with the dead, are Thos. and Parmelia (Sweet) Smith. One child was born to them, Willie. Comrade Farrand served in the Federal army through the Civil war and was 27 years old when he was enrolled Sept. 1, 1862, at Burr Oak, Mich., in Co. D, 11th Mich. V.I., 14th A.C. In 1863 he was confined in hospital at Louisville, Ky., four months, suffering with typhoid fever. Sept. 17, 1862, he was captured at Mumfordsville, Ky., but was immediately released on parole. February, 1863, he was detailed on guard duty four months. He fought at Mumfordsville and was honorably discharged Sept. 6, 1865, at Detroit, Mich. His brother James served in the late war and was wounded at 1st Bull Run in ankle; his wife's brother Luther was also in service. Mrs. Farrand took an equal active interest in the late war and was a nurse in hospital at Louisville, Ky., ten months, and eleven months at Jeffersonville, Ind. Comrade Farrand is a member of Sturgess Post, and his address is Bronson, Mich.
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