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Hartshorn, Eldin John
Age: 20, credited to Lunenburg, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 9/15/62, m/i 10/22/62, 1SGT, Co. E, 15th VT INF, comn 2LT, 1/15/63 (2/2/63), m/o 8/5/63; comn CPT, Co. G, 17th VT INF, 4/14/64 (4/17/64), m/o 7/14/65
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Birth: abt 1842, Lunenburg, VT
Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Courtesy of Arlington National Cemetery
Findagrave Memorial #: 49199522
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/24/1880
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Guber Collection off-site, VHS Collections, USAHEC off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Eldin J. Hartshorn
Frederick Post (Frederick, MD)
Tuesday - 19 Jan 1926
Double Funeral Today - Death of Mrs. John Hartshorn Comes Soon after Husband's
Capt. and Mrs. John Hartshorn will be buried together today at the Arlington national cemetery.
Capt. Hartshorn, was 83 years old and was a veteran of the Civil war. E was a captain in the Seventeenth Vermont volunteers. After the war he served for twenty years in the legislature of Iowa, later moving to Kensington.
Capt. Hartshorn died Saturday at his home following an attack of acute bronchitis. Monday morning his wife died from effects of a stroke of paralysis.
Capt. and Mrs. Hartshorn are survived by five sons, two of whom are well known in Frederick. One of the sons, George Ernest Hartshorn, married Miss Essi McCutcheon; another Hosmer Pearson Hartshorn, married Miss Naomi Haller.
Interment will be made today in the Arlington cemetery, full military onors are being accorded Capt. Hartshorn.
Courtesy of Erik Hinckley.