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Blake, Horatio Cate


Age: 24, credited to Royalton, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 4/22/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. E, 2nd VT INF, dis/dsb 3/8/63

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Birth: 05/1837, Hill, NH
Death: 02/23/1895

Burial: Branch View Cemetery, Royalton, VT
Marker/Plot: 27
Gravestone photographer: Joe Schenkman
Findagrave Memorial #: 88000226


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/22/1863; widow Roseline M., 3/7/1895, 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: None


2nd Great Granduncle of James M. Blake, Houston, TX

2nd Great Grandfather of Ronald B. Sabin, Boscawen, NH

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Branch View Cemetery, Royalton, VT

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Courtesy of Ronald Sabin


Mr. Horatio C. Blake, a respected citizen of the town, having resided here for a larger part of the time for 30 years, died at his home last Saturday, at the age of 58 years, being confined to the house only five days. Mr. Blake was a veteran of the war, having enlisted in Co. E, 2d Vt. Vols. In 1861 and was discharged in 1863 on account of disability which was contracted at Chickahominy Swamp in front of Richmond, from which he had since been a great sufferer. He was an honored member of Orville Bixby post, G.A.R., in which he took a lively interest. He left a wife, two daughters and one son. Rev. S. A. Parker attended the funeral. The G.A.R. service was observed at the grave.

Source: Herald and News, February 28, 1895
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.