Age: 0, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 2nd MN INF
Service: Co. H, 2nd MN INF
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Birth: 05/1846, County Clare, Ireland
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 36780049
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT
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Rutland Daily Herald, Jan. 28, 1904:
Patrick Fagan died at his home on Granger street at 10:15 o'clock yesterday morning from a complication of diseases. Mr. Fagan was born in New Boston, county Clare, Ireland, about 58 years ago and was brought to this country and to Rutland when five years of age. He enlisted in company H, 2d Minnesota volunteers in July 1861, and served until the end of the war. Besides his wife, Mr. Fagan is survived by four sons, John and Henry Fagan of Buffalo, N.Y., and James and Peter Fagan of this city. Mr. Fagan was a member of Roberts post, No. 14, Grand Army of the Republic.
Rutland Daily Herald, Feb. 1, 1904:
The funeral of Patrick Fagan, who died at his home on Granger street last Wednesday morning, was held at St. Peter's church at 9 o'clock Saturday morning, Rev. J.B. McGarry officiating. The services were in charge of Roberts post, No. 14, Grand Army of the Republic. There were over 20 veterans present. Among the floral tributes was a Maltese cross from Roberts Relief Corps and a large pillow from friends. The casket was covered with a United States flag in the church. The bearers were Barney Baker, Anthony Austin, C.P. Carder, Alonzo Levins, A.P. Wait and Frank Perkins. The burial was in Calvary cemetery. J.J. Hoadley of West Rutland sounded "taps” on a cornet at the grave. Among those from out of town who attended the services were J.F. and P.H. Fagan of Buffalo, N.Y., sons of the deceased, John Bethol and family of Middletown Springs and Mrs. Winfield Burns of Philadelphia.
Contributed by Jennifer Snoots.