Holmes, James L.
Age: 25, credited to Waterville, VTVITALS
Birth: abt 1836, Waterville, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Died in Waterville, VT
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Whereas --- Our Heavenly Father in his inscrutable providence has been fit to transfer the Commander of Our Post to the great army aboveCOMMITTEE:
RESOLVED --- That in the untimely death of our commander, Henry Carpenter Post No. 100, G.A.R., has lost an efficient comrade and, and we the members and comrades of this post express our personal sorrow and extend to his domestic circle our fraternal sympathy
RESOLVED --- That in the sudden and unexpected death of James L. Holmes, the post has lost a father, friend, and generous comrade, and society a benevolent, opened hearted man, the world an honest, upright person, and in his domestic circle, a kind and indulgent father, husband, and friend.
RESOLVED--- That we, the members of the post, can but cherish his memory by emulating his good qualities, and in sustaining our order.
RESOLVED---That we, the members of this post, extend to the sorrowing friends of the deceased our heartfelt sympathy and tenderness, and with them look forward to that grand reunion above where no more battles will be fought, and no hardships endured.
RESOLVED---That the post instruct the Adj. to procure mourning badges in memory of our beloved comrade. James L. Holmes, and to record these resolutions, and furnish a copy for publication in the county paper, and the NATIONAL TRIBUNE; also furnish a copy and deliver the same to the widow of the deceased.
Henry H. Thomas
E. B. Wilbur
Morrisville News and Citizen, February 28, 1889
Courtesy of Deanna French.