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Burnham, Horace


Age: 21, credited to Marshfield, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 1/4/64, m/i 1/5/64, Pvt, Co. C, 1st VT CAV, pr CPL 2/1/65, tr to Co. A 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/65

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Birth: 1843, Woodbury, VT
Death: 06/19/1919

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Calais, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/30/1880; widow Florence M., 7/7/1919, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
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: None


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Fairview Cemetery, Calais, VT

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Horace Burnham passed away at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 19, after an illness of seven years, resulting from a shock. Funeral services were held at his late home Sunday at 1 p.m., Rev. G.A. Furness officiating. The deceased was born in Woodbury, May, 1, 1843, the son of Justus and Mary (Parker) Burnham. He was a Civil war veteran, enlisting Jan. 4, 1864, in Company C, 1st Vermont cavalry. On Nov. 25, 1868 he married Caira Celley of Woodbury, who died Sept. 20, 1875. To them one daughter, Mary S. was born. On Nov. 30, 1876, he married Florence M. Lowell of Marshfield, who survives him with their two sons, Elmer E. of this town and Elbridge W. of Middlesex, and his daughter, Mrs. Dennis Lamberton of Lowell. The pallbearers were the two sons and son-in-law and nephew, Lewis P. Burnham. Flowers were as follows: Pillow, from the family of; flowers, Florence Lamberton; carnations, Mrs. Etta Burnham; flowers, Mrs. Mary Sanford; carnations, Mr. and Mrs. F.B. Miles; roses, Mr. and Mrs. H.D. McCrillis; carnations, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Carr and Mrs. H.V. Lull; peonies, Mrs. James Bouldry. Among those present from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Morse of Hardwick, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Carr and Mrs. H.V. Lull of Montpelier and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Daniels of East Montpelier.

Source: Barre Times, June 25, 1919
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.