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Rowell, Alva S.


Age: 26, credited to Duxbury, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF, 13th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i10/10/62, Pvt, Co. I, 13th VT INF, dis/dsb 4/3/63; enl 12/8/63, m/i 12/31/63, kia, Cold Harbor, 6/1/64

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Birth: 1836, Waterbury, VT
Death: 06/01/1864

Burial: Old Cemetery, Waterbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 53220033


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Lucetta M., 7/16/1864
Portrait?: 13th History
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: 13th Vt. History off-site
WPA Graves Registration Card indicates that this is a cenotaph.


2nd Great Granduncle of Beverly T. Parsons, South Burlington, VT

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Old Cemetery, Waterbury Center, VT

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(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)


ALVA ROWELL enlisted from Waterbury and was a good soldier until his health failed him and he was discharged April 1st, 1863. He has since died.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 682


Killed in the battle of Coal Harbor, June 1st, Alva Rowell, Co. B, Tenth Vermont Regiment, aged 28 years and 2 months.

Source: Green Mountain Freeman, June 28, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.