Howard, Squire Edward
Age: 21, credited to Jamaica, VTVITALS
Birth: 05/15/1840, Jamaica, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Newton Cemetery, Newton, MA
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Squire Edward Howard
Rank and Organization: First Sergeant, Co. H, 8th Vermont Infantry.
Place and date: Bayou Teche, La., 14 Jan 1863.
Entered service at: Townshend.
Born: Jamaica, May 15, 1840.
Died: 26 Nov 1912, West Newton, Mass.
Buried: Newton Cemetery, Newton, MA
Date of Issue: 29 Jan 1894.
Citation: Voluntarily carried an important message through the heavy fire of the enemy to bring aid and save the gunboat Calhoun.
See also: Beyer and Keydel, 130.
NARA File Number: A-1230-VS-1864.