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Gardner, Horace

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 27, credited to Calais, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/22/62, m/i 10/10/62, 3SGT, Co. H, 13th VT INF, pr 1SGT 6/4/63, m/o 7/21/63

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1835, New York, NY
Death: unknown


MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: Gardiner, Horace
Pension?: Not Found
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: 13th Vt. History off-site

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Photo

History of the 13th Regiment, Sturtevant, 1910

Biography

SERGEANT HORACE GARDNER volunteered from the town of Calais, Vt., in September, 1862, and joined Company H. Was appointed 1st Sergeant June 4th, 1863 because he merited the honor. His age at enrollment was 27. A fine specimen of physical build, every indication of being able to endure the occupation of a soldier in an active campaign. He was a good noncommissioned officer and first class soldier. He did himself credit in the battle of Gettysburg. Was mustered out with his regiment July 21st, 1863. Returned home and resumed his place in society and continued an honored citizen.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 655