Gleason, Stephen E.
Age: 40, credited to Woodford, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 11/27/63, m/i 12/10/63, Pvt, Co. E, 11th VT INF, vtr to Co. A 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65
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Birth: 11/05/1823, Rowe, MA
Burial: City Cemetery, Woodford, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 83329323
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/19/1879
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career
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City Cemetery, Woodford, VT
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ONE OF THE OLDEST VETERANS DIES
Bennington, July 9. - Stephen Gleason, one of the oldest veterans of the Civil War, died at the Soldiers' Home early this morning. He was born in Rowe, Mass., November 5, 1828, and was therefore almost 90 years old. His parents moved to Woodford when he was a boy and he had passed almost his entire life in that town. He enlisted November 27, 1863, in Company E, 11th Vermont and served for two years. He was admitted to the home October 19, 1905. He was a lumberman and many years ago engaged in the business of charcoal burning which was at that time a leading industry in the mountain towns of Bennington county.
Source: Burlington Free Press, July 10, 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.