Mar. 28, 1929 Kecoughtan Hampton City Virginia, USA
son of 1800 John Horan from Ireland and mother (Eliza?) - she is supposedly buried at Holy Cross Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY yet died of Irish potato famine (?)
Joseph has 1 half-sister & 5 half-brothers, including Civil War Union Fighting Irish of the 63rd Infantry: 1834 Michael B. & ___(date?) Francis J., and 89th Infantry: 1834 John H. - they are all buried in Holy Cross Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY.
HORAN, JOSEPH. — Age, 17 years. Enlisted, October 6, 1862, at Brooklyn, to serve three years; mustered in as musician, Co. K, 159th Infantry Regiment, November 1, 1862; mustered out with company, October 12, 1865, at Augusta, Ga.