Age: 0, credited to Dorset, VT
Unit(s): 15th NY ENGRS
Service: 15th NY ENG
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Birth: 1821, Ireland
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, filed 2/25/1880
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)
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Patrick McBride died October 26th after a short illness with pneumonia. Deceased was 83 years of age and a veteran of the civil war. He enlisted in 1861 in company B, 15th N.Y. regiment and his war record shows he served his country faithfully. He was never married but tenderly cared for an invalid sister and aged mother for a number of years. His last days were spent with his nephew, Joseph McBride. His funeral was held at St. Joseph's church in East Dorset, Rev. Father Maillet officiating.
Source: Bennington Banner, Nov. 2, 1904
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.