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Bruce, Horatio P.


Age: 28, credited to Woodbury, VT
Unit(s): 2nd USSS
Service: enl 9/27/61, m/i 11/9/61, Pvt, Co. E, 2nd USSS, reen 12/21/63, pr CPL 2/8/62, red 7/31/63, mwia, 5/31/64, d/wds 6/21/64

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Birth: 1830, Vermont
Death: 06/20/1864

Burial: Woodbury Center Cemetery, Woodbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 165224984


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Clarissa, 8/12/1868
Portrait?: White Collection, Findagrave
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Died in Armory Square Hospital, Washington, DC, of a gunshot wound to the left lung; originally interred in Soldier's Home National Cemetery (Block 1, Range 3, Grave 21), 6/22/64; next of kin listed as J. L. Bruce, Woodbury; exhumed 10/27/1864. See UVM's Digital Collections for the Civil War


3rd Great Grandfather of Patricia M. Rivers, Bakersville, NC

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Woodbury Center Cemetery, Woodbury, VT

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Brian White's Sharpshooters Collection


At Washington Armory Square Hospital, June 20th, Horatio P. Bruce, son of John and Clarissa Bruce, of Woodbury, Vt., Co. C, United States Sharpshooters, aged 32 years, 11 months and 13 days.

Source: Green Mountain Freeman, July 19, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.