Dickinson, Shepard A.
Age: 28, credited to Weathersfield, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/15/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. K, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63
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Birth: 1833, Weathersfield, VT
Burial: Greenbush Cemetery, Weathersfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
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Greenbush Cemetery, Weathersfield, VT
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Shepard Adams Dickinson
Shepard Adams Dickinson, born in Greenbuch, Vt. ca. 1833/4, son of David & Lucia (Haskins) Dickinson. He d. in Brattleboro, 1 Jan., 1890. Civil War: Co. "K", 16th Reg't Vt. Vols [He was taken to the Brattleboro asylum on 14 Feb 1890, ie. Dr. Spafford] He d. in the old soldier's home/ (Amsden, 10 Nov. 1887: S. A. Dickinson, who has been so poorly for some time, has at last found a medicine which he has great faith in helping him.") NEWS: Vt. Tribune, Amsden, 1 Nov., 1889: "I wish to offer my most sincere thanks to my many friends who have so kindly assisted me during the last two years or more, and especially to the ladies who have provided me with food; also those who assisted at the death and burial of my aged mother. Words cannot express the gratitude I feel to all these very kind friends." -- Shepard A. Dickinson" 31 Jan., 1890: "S. A. Dickinson, who has been quite poorly fortwo or three years, is now becoming afflicted with sofening of the brain." 28 Feb. 1890: "S. A. Dickinson was taken to the asylum at Brattleboro the 14th instant." 3 July, 1891: "S. A. Dickinson, who has been in the insane asylum at Brattleboro for some time, is so much improved that the officials think it not necessary for him to remain there longer, and he is about to be removed to the soldier's home at Bennington."
David Dickinson, b. --. He m. Lucia Haskins (b. Bolton,Conn. 16 July, 1800, dau. of Eli & Submit (Saunders) Haskins). They lived in Weathersfield.
Contributed by Linda M. Welch, Dartmouth College, Windsor County researcher.
Died at the Soldiers Home in Bennington, May 2, of apoplexy, Shepard Dickinson, late of Co. K., 16th Vermont regiment. He was admitted to the Home July 3, 1891 from Weathersfield. The burial will take place at his former home.
Source: Bellows Falls Times, May 9, 1895
Courtesy of Deanna French