Age: 19, credited to Brookfield, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/26/64, m/i 8/26/64, Pvt, Co. A, 1st VT CAV, m/o 6/21/65
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Birth: 05/23/1844, Braintree, VT
Burial: South View Cemetery, Randolph, VT
Marker/Plot: Block 11 Lot 1 Grave 2
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/11/1888, VT; widow Susan, 2/3/1904, VT
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)
3rd Great Granduncle of Monica White Matt, Plainfield, VT
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South View Cemetery, Randolph, VT
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Death of Twing Bruce
Twing Bruce, who had been in failing health for some months, died at 2 o'clock Saturday morning of kidney and heart troubles, after having been confined to the bed eight days.
Mr. Bruce, whose age was 59 years, 5 months and 8 days, left a wife and three sons – Frank of Keene, N. Y., and Fred and Harry of Randolph. The deceased was born in Randolph, the son of Samuel and Jane (Hyde) Bruce and is survived by his mother and five sisters – Mrs. Anson Moultrop of Westminster, Mrs. J. B. Sargent, Mrs. Nellie Morse, Mrs. Joseph Seygitur and Mrs. Edwin Eastman of Randolph. The mother who had been spending the summer with her daughter in Westminster, reached Randolph the Wednesday before her son's death.
Mr. Bruce was a veteran of the civil war, having served one year as a member of Co. A, 1st Vermont cavalry, and was wounded in the ankle.
The funeral service was held at the house Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock, Rev. Fraser Metzger officiating and the interment was made in Southview cemetery., the service at the grave being in charge of U. S. Grant post, G. A. R., of which the deceased was a member. There were beautiful flowers, carnations and smilax from the Women's Relief corps, and other floral tributes from individual friends.
Source: Herald and News, November 5, 1903.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.