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Hardie, Robert Gordon

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 45, credited to Brattleboro, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 6/25/62, m/i 7/9/62, DRMMAJ, 9th VT INF, m/o 3/31/63, SOWD

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VITALS

Birth: 08/15/1814, New York, NY
Death: 10/26/1890

Burial: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: 50
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 119493509

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/12/1880; widow Frances W., 12/8/1890, 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: Stone is illegible, but his name appears on his daughter's stone. See also Find a Grave comments.

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT

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Obituary

Robert G. Hardie, a long-time resident of Brattleboro, died at his residence, 58 Canal street last Sunday morning. The funeral took place at his late residence Tuesday afternoon. He had been an employee of the Estey Organ Co., for many years until recently. He was an old soldier and the funeral was attended by a number of friends and relatives. His son, Robert Jr., married the daughter of Senator Cullom and is a celebrated artist. He has recently fitted up the place for a summer residence in a tasteful manner.

Source: Deerfield Valley Times, October 31, 1890
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.