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Higley, Orange


Age: 24, credited to Marlboro, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 8/28/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. B, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63

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Birth: 05/17/1838, Marlboro, VT
Death: 09/14/1918

Burial: Marlboro Center Cemetery, Marlboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 33785945


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/31/1891, VT
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: None


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Marlboro Center Cemetery, Marlboro, VT

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Henry H. Horsford

Henry Hobart Horsford was born in Poultney, Vermont, 14 Feb., 1821. He m. in Wells, Vt., 10 Jan., 1843, Persis Clarissa Hopson (b. Wells, 8 Feb., 1824, dau. of Almon & Clarissa (Chandler) Hopson). Henry was a farmer and mechanic. He enlisted at Castleton at the age of 41 years, 16 Aug., 1862 and was mustered in 21 Oct., 1862 in Co. "F", 14th Regiment Vt. Vols. in the 9 months service. He was never well after the seven days' march and the Battle of Gettysburg. He mustered out 30 July, 1863, and went back to his home in Hydeville, Vt. He died there less than two months later, 19 Sept., 1863. His widow died in Bennington, Vermont, 13 Oct., 1917 (age 93 years, 8 months, 5 days).


1. Mary Dustin, b. 1845
2. George Bailey, b. 1846
3. Caroline O., b. 1850
4. Hariet Josephine, b. 1852.

Courtesy of Linda M. Welch, Dartmouth College.