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Bruce, Horatio P.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 28, credited to Woodbury, VT
Unit(s): 2nd USSS
Service: enl 9/27/61, m/i 11/9/61, Pvt, Co. E, 2nd USSS, reen 12/21/63, pr CPL 2/8/62, red 7/31/63, mwia, 5/31/64, d/wds 6/21/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1830, Vermont
Death: 06/20/1864

Burial: Woodbury Center Cemetery, Woodbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 165224984

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Clarissa, 8/12/1868
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: Died in Armory Square Hospital, Washington, DC, of a gunshot wound to the left lung; originally interred in Soldier's Home National Cemetery (Block 1, Range 3, Grave 21), 6/22/64; next of kin listed as J. L. Bruce, Woodbury; exhumed 10/27/1864. See also: Correspondence at UVM's Center for Digital Initiatives.

DESCENDANTS

3rd Great Grandfather of Patricia M. Rivers, Bakersville, NC

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Woodbury Center Cemetery, Woodbury, VT

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Obituary

At Washington Armory Square Hospital, June 20th, Horatio P. Bruce, son of John and Clarissa Bruce, of Woodbury, Vt., Co. C, United States Sharpshooters, aged 32 years, 11 months and 13 days.

Source: Green Mountain Freeman, July 19, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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