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Irish, Rufus C.


Age: 24, credited to Hinesburg, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 8/22/62, m/i 9/15/62, Pvt, Co. G, 2nd VT INF, pr CPL 2/8/65, m/o 6/19/65

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Birth: 12/11/1837, Charlotte, VT
Death: 07/06/1908

Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 184259519


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/24/1880; widow Mary J., 8/14/1908, 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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Mount Hope Cemetery, Northfield, VT

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West Northfield, July 9. - Rufus E. Irish, aged 70 years, died Friday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Alvah Cook, after a four days' illness of pneumonia. Mr. Smith had lived in Northfield several years and won the respect of all who knew him. He served three years in the Civil War and was a member of the G. A. R. He is survived by a wife and four children, Mrs. C. E. Lamson and Herbert Irish of Hinesburgh and Mrs. Alvah Cook and Stacey Irish of Northfield.

Source: Burlington Daily News, July 9, 1908.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.