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Evarts, Reuben Allen

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Georgia, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/15/62, m/i 9/29/62, Pvt, Co. L, 1st VT CAV, pow 9/22/63, prld 9/29/63, m/o 6/21/65

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VITALS

Birth: 10/09/1842, Unknown
Death: 02/28/1907

Burial: St. Albans Bay Cemetery, St. Albans, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 16395827

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/31/1880
Portrait?: Unknown
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: None

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St. Albans Bay Cemetery, St. Albans, VT

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Obituary

Death of R. A. Evarts

R. A. Evarts died at the St. Albans hospital Saturday evening after a ten days; illness of pneumonia. Mr. Evarts was born in Georgia October 9, 1842. He participated in the Civil War with Company L, First Regiment, Vermont cavalry, fought in many engagements, and received a severe wound. He was in the famous Libby prison for a short time. Mr. Evarts married Miss Emma Garvin, of St. Albans Bay, October 23, 1873. She died March 15, 1905. He is survived by three sons, Nelson H. Joseph Allen, and Clinton J.; by a daughter, Mildred M.; and a sister, Mrs. Dalton Wood, of Georgia. He was a past grand in the order of Odd Fellows.

Funeral of R. A. Evarts

The funeral of R. A. Evarts, who died at the St. Albans hospital Saturday evening, was held at St. Luke's church Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. S. Halsted Watkins officiating. A. R. Hurlbut Post, No. 66, G. A. R., had charge of the services at the church and the Mississquoi Lodge, I. O. O. F., of Swanton, of the services at the grave. St. Albans Lodge, No. 31, also attended the funeral. Music was furnished by a quartet consisting of Miss Bertha E. Leslie, Miss Hazel Parmalee, Wesley N. Howard, and E. Roy Anderson. The bearers were Henry McCarroll, M. M. Rice, Willard Farrington, J. T. Catlin, Charles Bullard, and Norman Corliss, and the burial took place at St. Albans Bay.

Source: St. Albans Weekly Messenger, February 28, 1907.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.