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SILAS FORREST. Born in Conway, N. H. Enlisted at the age of thirty years, in Company I, 3d Regiment, December 8, 1863. Mustered into United States service December 12, 1863. Taken prisoner at Cold Harbor, June 1, 1864. Imprisoned at Andersonville, Ga., where he died of anasarca, August 29, 1864. Interred in Andersonville National Cemetery. His grave, No. 7,165, is marked by headboard inscribed with name, regiment, company and date of death. United States bounty, $300 ; from town of St. Johnsbury, $300.