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Savage, Alvan Augustus

Age: 25, credited to Stockbridge, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 12/29/63, m/i 1/5/64, Pvt, Co. E, 4th VT INF, dsrtd 4/3/65, rtnd 6/5/65, m/o 7/13/65

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Birth: 11/28/1836, Cavendish, VT
Death: 11/29/1906

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Stockbridge, VT
Marker/Plot: 106
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 50897795
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
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

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Alvin Augustus Savage died Thursday morning, Nov. 29, the cause of death being apoplexy. He was born in Cavendish Nov. 28, 1836, and came to this town to reside when about 16 years of age. The greater part of his life has been spent here.

He enlisted in the 6th Vermont regiment and served the full three years and after that enlisted in the 4th regiment.

After a prayer at the house Sunday noon, the funeral services were held at the Methodist Church, the Rev. Leon Wells officiating. H. H. Baxter Post, of which he was a member attended in a body and assisted in the service. The bearers, Comrades of the Post, were, E. P. Boutwell, O. J. Richardson, J. S. Williamson, and John Hagar. "Rock of Ages." and "Gathering Home" were sung by a quartet composed of Dr. and Mrs. Fred Edmunds, and Rev. and Mrs. Leon Wells, with Mrs. A. W. Ballard as organist. M. L. Wyman was in charge of the funeral. The burial was at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery where the Post conducted the service, and prayer by Rev. W. C. Boutwell.

Mr. Savage left, besides his wife, one son, Clarence Eugene Savage, and one daughter, Mrs. Cora Bartlett, both of Hinsdale, N.H.; also four brothers, Myron of Bethel, Oren of N. Y., George of Pittsfield, and Clarence of West Windsor.

Those from out of town to attend the funeral were: C. E. Savage of Hinsdale, N. H., Mrs. Nellie Rogers and Myron Savage of Bethel. George Savage of Pittsfield, and Clarence Savage of West Windsor.

West Randolph Herald and News, December 6, 1906.

Courtesy of Deanna French.