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Hull, Harry B.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Washington, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF
Service: enl 9/15/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. D, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1838, Chelsea, VT
Death: 05/06/1888

Burial: Culbertson Cemetery, Culbertson, NE
Marker/Plot: Section B, Lot 8
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 173050993

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Velina E., 7/30/1890, NE
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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Culbertson Cemetery, Culbertson, NE

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Obituary

MURDER AT CULBERSON

Our neighboring town of Culbertson was thrown into an intense state of excitement Tuesday evening, by the fatal shooting of Harry B. Hull, by John G. Hunter.

The trouble appears to have grown out of the fact that G. V. Hunter's mule trespassed on Hulls farm, and had been taken up and held for damages caused. The old man made an attack on Hull in a billiard hall and was struck by Hull with a que (sic). That the young man then appeared on the scene and shot Hull twice, with instantly fatal results.

A neck-tie party was strongly threatened, but seems to have fallen through for lack of a leader. Young Hunter was taken to Lincoln Wednesday night, for safekeeping.

Source: The McCook (NE) Tribune, June 9, 1888
Courtesy of Deanna French