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Horton, George D.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Stamford, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 9/6/64, m/i 9/6/64, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, m/o 6/19/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1846, Savory, MA
Death: 08/17/1915

Burial: Hillside Cemetery, North Adams, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 46178671

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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

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Hillside Cemetery, North Adams, MA

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George D. Horton

Springfield Republican
August 19, 1915

HAD $2000 IN HIS POCKETS

Clarksburg Man Who Dies in Soldiers' Home Found To Have Large Sum

George D. Horton of Clarksburg, a veteran of the civil war, had upward of $2000 in his pockets when he died at the soldiers' home in Bennington, Vt., Sunday morning, according to information that reached North Adams Monday. Horton was an inmate of the North Adams hospital for some time until last week Wednesday, when he was removed to the soldiers' home in Bennington. He was a member of Co. A, 2d Vermont regiment, and after the war he settled in Clarksburg, where he had since lived. He owned considerable property at one time and was highly regarded by all who knew him. For several years past he had been a member of C.D. Sanford post.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.

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