Age: 20, credited to Fairfax, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 9/15/64, m/i 9/15/64, Pvt, Co. B, 7th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65
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Birth: 1845, Ireland
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 53668366
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/17/1883, VT; widow Margaret, 11/4/1910, VT, not approved
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)
Great Grandfather of Reg Lormon, Los Gatos, CA
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Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT
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Rutland Daily Herald, May 3, 1910:
Edward Quirk of West Rutland died yesterday morning at 5 o'clock at his home on Clarendon avenue from injuries received by being thrown from a wagon Saturday afternoon. He injured his spine and his condition has been critical since the accident. Mr. Quirk was was 68 years of age and a veteran of the Civil war. He enlisted when only 19 years old in Company B, 7th Vermont Regiment, serving till the close of the war. He was married twice, his first wife being Miss Ellen M. Dinn of Pittsford. His second wife was Miss Margaret Evern who survives.
Mr. Quirk is also survived by six daughters, Mrs. Mary O'Keefe, Mrs. M.J. Stewart, Mrs. F.E. Guard, Mrs. H.A. Larmon and Misses Alice and Margaret Quirk, all of this city; two sisters, Mrs. Ellen Farrell of Springfield, Mass., and Mrs. William Ryan, and one brother, David Quirk of this city.
The funeral will be held tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock at St. Bridget's church and burial will be in Calvary cemetery.
Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.