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Holden, James Byron

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 23, credited to Clarendon, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/20/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. H, 1st VT CAV, mwia, 5/24/62, d/wds 5/26/62

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1838, Schroon, NY
Death: 05/26/1862

Burial: Winchester National Cemetery, Winchester, VA
Marker/Plot: 3542
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dan Taylor
Findagrave Memorial #: 3006865

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, father James B., 2/27/1869
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Charles Collection
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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Tombstone

Winchester National Cemetery, VA

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Photo

John Gibson Collection

Dennis Charles Collection

Dennis Charle Collection

Obituary

OUR ARMY CORRESPONDENCE

Letter from 1st Vermont Cavalry.

Strasburg, Va., June 7, 1862.

Editor of Herald: Having now for the first time been able to provide reliable information as to most of the missing of Company H, 1st Vermont Cavalry, I hasten to communicate through your columns to their friends all that is known about them.

Byron Holden, private, shot through the hips. Died in Hospital at Strasburg, May 26th.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, June 16, 1862.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.