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Darling, Horace P.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Worcester, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/1/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. C, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1840, Morristown, VT
Death: 04/03/1903

Burial: Worcester Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 80571346

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/15/1880; widow Carrie L., 4/16/1903, VT
Portrait?: 13th History
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: 13th Vt. History off-site

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT

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Portrait Portrait

(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)

BIOGRAPHY

HORACE P. DARLING was born in the town of Elmore, Vt., January 28, 1840; educated in the common schools of Vermont and at the age of 22 volunteered into. Capt. Lewis L. Coburn's company, called Company C on the 1st day of September, 1862, and from enlistment to muster out at Brattleboro, Vt., July 21, 1863, was always with his company participating in all its duties, hardships, marches, picket duty, drills and raids and battles. Was of the right age, 22, for a soldier. His physical and mental qualifications were all right for the duties required at the front at this time of active warfare. The company record shows that Comrade Darling was on hand for duty at all times, not a mark against him; a clean record, which (act goes to show he was a good, faithful soldier. He returned home to Vermont with an enviable character as a brave volunteer. He counted on the quota of Worcester and, at enlistment, was a resident of that town. He returned and lived in Worcester, and on April 3rd, 1903, responded to the final call and joined the silent majority. He is buried in the village cemetery of Worcester. Pictures of this comrade will be found on page 109.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 498


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