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Rowell, Charles S.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 28, credited to Albany, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/8/63, m/i 12/16/63, Pvt, Co. F, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. D, 1/24/64, tr to Co. C, 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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VITALS
Birth: 04/08/1836, Albany, VT
Death: 03/16/1912

Burial: Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, IL
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 158767639
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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: Teamster, Dakota City, IA, 1890

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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Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, IL
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Obituary

Charles S. Rowell died in Chicago, Ill., March 16th, 1912. He was born in Albany, April 8, 1835, and enlisted at Albany, Dec. 7, 1863, and was assigned to Company F, 11th Vt. Vols. 1st H. A., and later transferred to Company D, 11th Vt. Vols., as a musician. The company was detailed as a guard to the ammunition train. He was in Grant's campaign from the battle of Spottsylvania through to Petersburg, was wounded at the battle of Cedar Creek, was discharged from service August 25, 1865. He moved to Iowa with his family in October 1868, where he resided until the death of his wife about two years ago, after which he moved to Chicago to live with his daughter, Mrs. Cora Reiner. He was buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery beside his wife and son. He leaves to mourn his loss his daughter, Mrs. Reiner, three grandchildren, and four sisters, Mrs. L. P. Page, and Mrs. Wm. Williams of Barton, Mrs. A. D. Patterson of South Albany, and Mrs. S. T. Vance of West Glover.

Orleans County Monitor, April 24, 1912

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.