Horner, George Washington
Age: 29, credited to Cambridge, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF, 11th VT INF
Service: enl 9/4/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. I, 6th VT INF, m/o 6/15/62; enl 12/19/63, m/i 1/12/64, Pvt, Co. D, 11th VT INF, m/o 5/24/65
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Birth: 1833, Cambridge, VT
Burial: South Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French/June Dodge
Findagrave Memorial #: 40584644
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/28/1865; widow Ruby D., 6/11/1866; minor, 12/16/1878
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)
Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career
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South Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, VT
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George W. Horner
In Cambridge, of chronic diarrhea, May 13th, George W. Horner, aged 33 years.
For many a long month, did George faithfully serve his country in the late war. In that service he contracted the disease of which he died.
He was not only a faithful soldier in the army, but was a good soldier of the Cross, and died on his part in the triumphs of faith.
Source: Lamoille County Newsdealer, May 23, 1866
Submitted by Deanna French.