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Hunter, Harlan Page


Age: 17, credited to Cornish, NH
Unit(s): 14th NH INF
Service: enl, Cornish, 8/25/62, m/i, pvt, Co. I, 14th NH INF, 9/24/62, dis/dsb 3/2/65, Concord.

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Birth: 10/30/1844, Cornish, NH
Death: 10/07/1931

Burial: Child Cemetery, Cornish, NH
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 93662028


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(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: See 1914 Brattleboro Daily Reformer Article for biography.


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Child Cemetery, Cornish, NH

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.

Harlan P. Hunter


Cornish Flat

Another old resident and a veteran of the Civil War has passed on and the remains were brought to the Child cemetery for interment Saturday afternoon. Harland P. Hunter, Assistant Adg't General of the William H. Bryant Relief Corps, No. 89, Auxiliary to the G.A.R., met the procession at the cemetery, where taps were sounded and the final salute given by a delegation of the American Legion from Windsor, Vt., where Mr. Hunter was residing at the time of his death. He was a former member of Co. I, 14th N.H Vols.

In another article, on the same day:

On October 7, Harlan P. Hunter, a veteran of Company I, 14th New Hampshire infantry, who had served for seventeen years as department adjutant of the Grand Army of the Republic, answered his last summons. Edmund Meacham Post was called upon for a firing squad and bugler. Since the post was unable to secure rifles, ammunition or a bugler this was impossible. Capt. Graydon Welles and nine men from Company I, came all the way from Brattleboro to pay respect which we should have and would have been proud to do had we not been prevented by circumstances beyond our control.

Let it be known that the World War Veterans of Windsor are eager and proud now and always to be of service in any way possible to the Veterans of the Civil War. - Post Correspondent.

Source for both articles: Vermont Journal, October 16, 1931

Contributed by Cathy Hoyt.

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