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Individual Record -- Howe, Elwin A.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Londonderry, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF, 108th USCI
Service: enl 7/30/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. G, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 6/24/64, pr 1LT, Co. I, 108th US CLRD INF, 6/14/64, pr CPT, 12/11/65, m/i 1LT, Louisville, KY, and detailed as AACS; stationed at Coldberg, KY, in the fall of '64; during the winter of 64-65, the 108th Regt. was at Rock Island, IL, guarding rebel prisoners until 6/65, when they were ordered to Mississippi; was Asst RQM for several months at Rock Island; on the last of 5/65, was apptd. ADC on staff of Gen. James Oakes, and stationed at Springfield, Ill.; on duty during the summer and fall of '65 mustering out Ill. troops; rejoined regt. at Columbus, MS, in 1/66; m/o 3/30/66, at Louisville, KY

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1843, Londonderry, VT
Death: 08/30/1929

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 75189955

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Findagrave
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

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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT

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