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Stevens, Newell C.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Jamaica, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 9/14/64, m/i 9/14/64, Pvt, Co. A, 9th VT INF, never m/i, but served as, Pvt, Co. C, 6th VT INF, m/o 6/19/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1843, Bridgewater, VT
Death: 12/02/1909

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: No_Marker; Section 27
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/7/1887
Portrait?: Ancestry
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: Died at Bennington Soldiers' Home; 1890 - Living in Bridgewater, VT. Obituary in Woodstock newspaper states buried in Rutland next to his wife.

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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Obituary

Mrs. Frank Hutton received a telephone message last Thursday announcing the death of her uncle, Newel C. Stevens, that morning, Dec. 2, at the Soldiers' home in Bennington. The funeral and interment were in Rutland beside his wife. He left an adopted son, George Stevens. Mr. Stevens served the last nine months of the Civil war in the 6th Vermont Volunteers.

Source: Bethel Courier, December 9, 1909
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.