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Emerson, Horace P.


Age: 20, credited to Corinth, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/9/61, m/i 2/18/62, PVT, Co. D, 8th VT INF, reen 1/5/64, pr CPL 7/1/63, pr SGT, pr 1SGT, 11/26/63, comn 2LT, 3/3/65 (4/5/65), m/o 6/28/65

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Birth: 03/07/1844, Newbury, VT
Death: 04/26/1935

Burial: Lyndon Center Cemetery, Lyndon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 85193174


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/17/1898
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, VHS Collections, USAHEC off-site
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


2nd Great Grandfather of Wesley G Emerson, Lyndonville, VT

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Lyndon Center Cemetery, Lyndon, VT

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Horace P. Emerson

Death took Horace P. Emerson, one of the three remaining Civil War veterans Tuesday. He was 91 years old March 7, and had been well for a man of those years, and one who had given four years of his life to the Union in the Civil War, having enlisted as a boy from East Corinth and as long as health permitted been active in affairs of the G.A.R. He came to Lyndonville 47 years ago continue his work for the railroad which he served 40 years.

The funeral will be conducted by the Masons from the Congregational church Friday at 2:30 P.M.

Source: St. Johnsbury Republican, April 29, 1935
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.