Irish, Horace N.
Age: 19, credited to Colchester, VTVITALS
Birth: 03/03/1843, UnknownADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Greenlawn Cemetery, Keene, NH
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Old Soldier Gone
Homer (sic) Irish Died Saturday at the Soldiers' Home.
Homer Irish, 76 years old, who had been an inmate of the soldiers' home here since Dec. 14, 1904, died at that institution Saturday afternoon. He was born at Colchester, March 3, 1843 and enlisted from his native town in Company L of the First Vermont cavalry August 15, 1862.
He was taken prisoner March 17, 1863 and again September 22, 1863 being a day of two in both cases. He was mustered out of the service June 21, 1865. He was a carpenter by trade and worked for many years in Keene, N.H. At one time he conducted a bakery. He was a member of the G.A.R. and of the Masonic order.
The family survivors are a son and a daughter who live in West Medford, Mass. The son arrived at the home two hours after his father passed away. The remains were taken Monday morning to Keene for burial.
Bennington Banner, Feb. 17, 1919
Contributed by Tom Boudreau.