Stockwell, Arthur E.
Age: 22, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 2nd USSS
Service: enl 10/28/61, m/i 11/9/61, Pvt, Co. E, 2nd USSS, wdd, Antietam, 9/17/62, reen 12/21/63, wdd, Wilderness, 5/6/64, tr to Co. G, 4th VT INF, 2/25/65, pr CPL 5/1/65, m/o 7/13/65
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Birth: abt 1839, Franconia, NH
Burial: Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 54326849
Alias?: None noted
Portrait?: Troiani Collection
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT
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ARTHUR E. STOCKWELL, born in Franconia, N.H., aged 22, enlisted as a sharpshooter, Oct. 30, '61; mustered in as private, in Co. E., 2d Reg. U.S. Sharpshooters, Nov.9, '61 at West Randolph; the winter and spring following, sick with scarlet fever, in camp 2 months, at Judiciary Square 6 weeks.; obtained a furlough and came home; returned to his company in the summer, and did good service at the second Bull Run battle, South Mountain and Antietam, where he was hit by a piece of shell in the arm, but laid by only a short time. After the Battle of Fredericksburg, was detailed to duty with the ambulance train, continuing in that service over a year; is one of whom honorable mention should be made, as he re-enlisted Dec. 21, '63, for another term of service; was engaged in the Wilderness, May 5, '64, when he received a musket ball in the head, but recovered so as to engage in the battle at Deep Bottom, July 27, '64; doing service with his company afterwards 'till Feb. 25, '65, transferred to Co. G., 4th Vt. Regiment, promoted Corp. May 1, '65, Serg. June 20, '65, mustered out July 13, '65; received $500 government bounty; served 3 years, 8mos., 13 d.
Hemenway's Historical Gazetteer, 1871, ii:764
Submitted By: Deanna French.