Ruggles, Homer R.
Age: 27, credited to Waterbury, VTVITALS
Birth: 09/15/1833, Roxbury, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Maynard Cemetery, Elk, PA
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Homer Ruggles, Marcus Rice
St. Albans Daily Messenger
ST. ALBANS, VT. TUESDAY, September 18, 1900
OLD COMRADES MEET.
Served together in first Vermont cavalry in Civil War.
Homer Ruggles, of Pittston, Pa., is the guest of Marcus M. Rice, of Brown ave., a comrade in the Civil War. They served together three years as members of the same company in the first Vermont cavalry, and many a time have slept under the same blanket and drank from the same canteen.
The present visit of Mr. Ruggles with Mr. Rice is their first meeting since they were mustered out of the United States service, 35 years ago.
Mr. Ruggles still carries a bullet in his body as a souvenir of a personal encounter with the Confederate guerrilla leader, John S.
Mostly, himself, upon the occasion of the Vermont boys capturing a cannon from Mosby near the little town of Greenwich, Va.
Contributed by Bob Hackett.