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Damon, Holman W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Lunenburg, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF
Service: enl 9/15/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. E, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63; enl, cred. to Concord, 3/7/65, m/i 3/7/65, Pvt, Co. G, 17th VT INF, enl one yr., m/o 7/14/65

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VITALS

Birth: 06/21/1842, Kirby, VT
Death: 05/09/1918

Burial: Grove Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 90079574

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/10/1879
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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 at Bennington Soldiers Home

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BURIAL:

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Grove Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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Holman W. Damon

Bennington Banner

Friday, May 10, 1918

TWO DEATHS AT THE HOME

Two Veterans of the Civil War Passed Away Thursday

There were two deaths at the Vermont soldiers' home here Thursday. The first was that of Holman W. Damon who died during the afternoon. He was born in Kirby, Vt., June 21, 1842, and enlisted in Co. E, 15th Vt., from Lunenburg, Sept. 15, 1862, and was mustered out with his regiment August 5, 1863; afterward enlisted in Co. G, 17th Vt., March 7, 1865, and was mustered out July, 14, 1865. He came to the soldiers' home from the Odd Fellows home in Ludlow June 14, 1917. His body will be taken to St. Johnsbury.

The second death was that of Albert DeLine, who died during the evening. He was born in Highgate, Oct. 23, 1833, enlisted in Co. D, 2d Vt., Sept. 3, 1861 and was mustered out Sept. 20, 1864. He entered the home from Fayston, Feb. 25, 1918. The body will be sent to Waterbury.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.