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Sparhawk, Samuel Henry


Age: 20, credited to Randolph, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF
Service: enl 9/11/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. C, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63

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Birth: 12/11/1841, Pittsfield, VT
Death: 03/03/1914

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 119751480


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Kate H.
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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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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Dr. Samuel H. Sparhawk, aged 72, one of the oldest and best known homeopathic physicians in St. Johnsbury and vicinity, died suddenly Tuesday morning of apoplexy. He was a veteran of the Civil War, serving in Company C, 15th regiment of Vermont Volunteers. He was prominent in the State Homeopathic society and was a well known authority on Esperanto.

Source: Burlington Free Press March 5, 1914
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.


St. Johnsbury Physician.
Dr. Samuel H. Sparhawk, Civil War Veteran, Died, Aged 73.

St. Johnsbury, March 4. Dr. Samuel H. Sparhawk, 73 died suddenly yesterday of apoplexy. He was a native of Pittsfield. He served for nine months in Company C, 15th Vermont regiment.

He was graduated from the Cleveland Homeopathic college and practiced in Gaysville, Pittsfield and Rochester, Vt., before coming to St. Johnsbury in 1880. He is survived by his second wife, who was Katherine Taggart of Rochester; one son, Carroll E., of St. Augustine, Fla.

Source: Brattleboro Daily Reformer, March 4, 1914
Courtesy of Gail Lynde

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