Age: 24, credited to Springfield, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/1/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. E, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63
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Birth: 1838, Springfield, VT
Burial: Summer Hill Cemetery, Springfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Lorette L., 5/29/1909, VT
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)
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Summer Hill Cemetery, Springfield, VT
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The Vermont Journal, May 29, 1909
Horace Messinger, aged 71, a veteran of the civil war, Co. E, 16th Vt. Reg., died, Monday of last week, of general paresis, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Harry L. Richmond on Prospect street. Jarvis Post, G.A.R., acted as escort at the funeral, which was held Friday.
Contributed by Cathy Hoyt.