Age: 31, credited to Montgomery, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: 2nd Co. Vt. Drafted Men; enl 7/16/63, m/i 7/16/63, Pvt, Co. D, 6th VT INF, m/o 6/26/65
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Birth: 11/25/1831, Unknown
Burial: Evergreen Ledge Cemetery, Johnson, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Robert D. Mashia
Findagrave Memorial #: 30592197
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/24/1887, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)
Remarks: Sixty-two years ago, in 1955, Bob Mashia helped his grandfather plant a lilac bush at the grave-site of his great-grandfather.
Two years ago, Bob came up from his home in Chicopee, Mass., and found his great-grandfather's grave practically hidden by brush and a fallen tree (1st picture). Two hours later, he had cleared the site and Stephen's gravestone is now easily found (2nd picture).
Great Grandfather of Robert D. Mashia, Chicopee, MA
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Evergreen Ledge Cemetery, Johnson, VT
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(Courtesy of Robert D. Mashia)
Stephen Gilbert, A veteran of the Civil War, and a highly respected citizen, died Monday morning about 5 0'clock from cancer of the face. Had he lived until Friday he would have been 81 years of age.
Morrisville News and Citizen, Nov. 20, 1912
The funeral of Stephen Gilbert was held from the M. E. church Tuesday afternoon, Rev. G. E. . Crawford officiating. The burial was in the family lot at Evergreen Ledge cemetery.
Morrisville News and Citizen, Nov. 20. 1912
Courtesy of Deanna French