Seaver, Warren Joseph
Age: 31, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. E, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63
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Birth: 08/14/1831, Stowe, VT
Burial: Old Yard Cemetery, Stowe, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French/Barb Baraw
Findagrave Memorial #: 89443502
Alias?: None noted
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)
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Warren J. Seaver
WARREN J. SEAVER, born in Stowe, aged 31; was enrolled in Co. E., 13th Vt. Reg., Sept 8, '62, mustered in as a private, Oct 10.'62, at Brattleboro; afterwards detailed as musician in 2d Brigade Band; Last April, '63, sick with chronic diarrhea, sent to camp, regimental hospital being full; Major Boynton kindly took him in his quarters, where he remained, not needing medical assistance so much as home, the place of which the Major endeavored to supply;after 2 months returned to duty, was mustered out with his regiment, July 21, '63. Seaver says:" Too much cannot be said of a good man in the army," and speaks in this connection in high terms of Major Boynton and Surgeon Woodward, of the 14th Regt. This soldier received $25 government bounty, $50 from the town, and $5 from individuals; served 10 mos, 13da.
Hemenway's Historical Gazetteer, 1871, ii:762
Submitted By: Deanna French.
STOWE--Warren T. Seaver died Friday of Bright's disease. He had been in failing health for several years and had been confined to the house about six weeks. He was 71 years of age and had always resided in Stowe.
He was well known as a music teacher for many years and was an organist by ability. He was a painter by trade.
His wife, Mary M. Straw, died about ten years ago, and since then Mr. Seaver had lived alone until within a year, at his home in the lower village.
During the war Mr. Seaver served as a musician in the second Brigade Band.
The funeral of W. J. Seaver took place at his home on Lower Main Street Sunday, at 2 p. m., Mrs. Paul, of Morristown, officiating. A. A. Pike had charge and Mrs. A. A. Royce played the piano. The bearers were; H. E. Shaw, H. B. Straw, H. B. Faunce, and S. Spaulding. Among those who came from out of town to attend the funeral were; Mr. Seavers sisters, Mrs. Ola Ann Welch, of Woodsville, N.H., J. S. Wilkins of Burlington, E. K. Seaver, of Cadys Falls, and Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Seaver, of Waterbury Centre.
Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, Nov. 13, 1902
Courtesy of Deanna French