ORA HOLMAN OF NORWOOD HELPED HUNT DOWN BOOTH
He enlisted in the 2d New Hampshire Cavalry, and is a member of the George K. Bird Post, G. A. R., of Norwood, and a past commander of the Charlestown Post. He was one of the soldiers assigned to go on a hunt for Booth at the time that President Lincoln was assassinated and rode through the night covering 100 miles, before he knew what kind of a mission he was on.
He is one of four generations that live in the same house. He makes his home with his son, Thomas F. Holman, and in the other part of the house live his grandson, Thomas O. Holman, and his great-grandson, Thomas F, Holman 2d