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Holmes, George P.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Woodbury, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 11/29/61, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. E, 8th VT INF, pow, Vicksburg 9/4/62, prld 11/13/62, m/o 3/5/63, SOWD

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VITALS

Birth: 1843, Milton, VT
Death: 09/02/1913

Burial: Hope/Village Cemetery, Waterbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 49370609

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/23/1887, 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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BURIAL:

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Hope/Village Cemetery, Waterbury, VT

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Obituary

George P. Holmes.

The remains of George P. Holmes, whose death occurred in this city Tuesday night, were taken last evening to Waterbury, accompanied by Mrs. Oliver Garrow. Mr. Holmes, who was 70 years of age and a veteran of the Civil War, died of chronic nephritis, having come to Burlington for treatment 13 days ago. He is survived by two sons. The funeral will be held at his late home at Waterbury this afternoon at two o'clock.

Source: Burlington Free Press, Sep 4 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.