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Dow, John R.
Age: 18, credited to Cabot, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. H, 13th VT INF, d/dis 5/16/63
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Birth: 1845, Irasburg, VT
Burial: Passumpsic Village Cemetery, Waterford, VT
Gravestone photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 31601638
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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)
Remarks: 13th Vt. History off-site
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Passumpsic Village Cemetery, Waterford, VT
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JOHN K. DOW volunteered from Cabot, Vt., on the 8th of September, 1862 at the age of 18, and joined Company H. He died in the service, May 16th, 1863.
Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 659
THE CALEDONIAN: JUNE 5, 1863
John K. Dow (of Cabot) belonging to Co. H., 13th Reg., Vt. Troops, died of typhoid fever and hemorhage of the lungs in the camp hospital, on Saturday 16th inst. His friends were telegraphed and his body forwarded to his home on Sunday. He was a good soldier, and always ready and willing to help when duty called him.
Courtesy of Deanna French.
13th Vermont Regimental History