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Gilbert, Stephen


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
Death: 11/17/1912

Burial: Evergreen Ledge Cemetery, Johnson, VT
Marker/Plot: 17
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Robert D. Mashia
Findagrave Memorial #: 30592197


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/24/1887, VT
Portrait?: Family
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: 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.

Source: 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.

Source: Morrisville News and Citizen, Nov. 20. 1912
Courtesy of Deanna French

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