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Harvey, Stewart
Age: 37, credited to Peacham, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 3/4/65, m/i 3/4/65, Pvt, Co. K, 5th VT INF, m/o 6/29/65

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Birth: 1827, Cabot, VT
Death: 09/18/1882

Burial: May be buried in ..., , VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
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: None

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Died in Danville, VT
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and other veterans who may be buried there.

Responded to the Draft

The death of Stewart Harvey at the Danville town farm, noticed last week, removes a somewhat noted character from this county. Harvey was a lawyer and a democrat, and rather worse than the ordinary run. During the Rebellion he was drafted. He failed to respond, was arrested and imprisoned at Windsor for some time. After the war he went to the courts with his grievances but never got either satisfaction or redress. He was a man of unlimited cheek but that did not furnish him provender, and as he was averse to labor he finally brought up in the poor house where he died. He was a man of fair attainments and good presence, and his haughty bearing, portly figure and blue, swallow-tail coat and brass buttons will be remembered by many who used to frequent the court house twenty-odd years ago.

The St. Johnsbury Caledonian, Friday September 29, 1882

Courtesy of Heidi McColgan