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Holbrook, Rufus C.


Age: 24, credited to Whitingham, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 6/15/61, m/i 6/20/61, MSCN, 2nd VT INF Band, disch 12/19/61, SOWD

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Birth: 1837, Vermont
Death: 04/13/1862

Burial: Jacksonville Cemetery, Whitingham, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 80681121


Alias?: None noted
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: None


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Jacksonville Cemetery, Whitingham, VT

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Band from Hoosick Falls dated 1861 place/camp photographer unknown

Gustavus Foster, Rufus Holbrook, Chauncey Marsh, Durham Abell and Joseph Lottridge, left to right.

The man behind the tent on the right and the African American on the left were not identified.


Hoosac Valley News and Transcript, 8 May 1862

R. C. Holbrook, a member of the 2nd Vt. Regimental Band, died at Jacksonville, April 13th, and his funeral discourse was preached by Nellie Temple. This is the second death which has occurred in the Band since its mustering out of the service, and return home.

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau