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Holden, James Byron
Age: 23, credited to Clarendon, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/20/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. H, 1st VT CAV, mwia, 5/24/62, d/wds 5/26/62
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Birth: abt 1838, Schroon, NY
Burial: Winchester National Cemetery, Winchester, VA
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dan Taylor
Findagrave Memorial #: 3006865
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, father James B., 2/27/1869
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Charles Collection
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Winchester National Cemetery, VA
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OUR ARMY CORRESPONDENCE
Letter from 1st Vermont Cavalry.
Strasburg, Va., June 7, 1862.
Editor of Herald: Having now for the first time been able to provide reliable information as to most of the missing of Company H, 1st Vermont Cavalry, I hasten to communicate through your columns to their friends all that is known about them.
Byron Holden, private, shot through the hips. Died in Hospital at Strasburg, May 26th.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, June 16, 1862.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.