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Stockwell, John H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/26/63, m/i 10/7/63, Pvt, Co. M, 11th VT INF, pow 3/25/65, prld 3/30/65, wdd, 3/27/65, m/o 6/12/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1845, Bennington, VT
Death: 12/19/1919


MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/7/1890, NY
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: ME
(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 in Chelsea, MA

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Obituary

John H. Stockwell, at one time a resident of Bennington died at Chelsea Dec. 19 and was buried at Perry, N. Y., Dec. 25. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Jessie Sayles of North Tonawanda and two grandchildren, Roger and Gertrude Sayles. Mr. Stockwell was a civil war veteran serving in Co. M, 1st regiment, Vermont volunteers heavy artillery. He enlisted at Bennington Aug. 26, 1863 and was mustered out of service June 12, 1865. This onem ore veteran of the civil war has answered the last roll call.

Source: Bennington Banner, Jan. 2, 1920
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.