Story, Solomon Jr.
Age: 0, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 6th MA INF, 1st MA HARTY
Service: 6th MA INF, 1st MA HVY ARTY
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Birth: 08/14/1841, Charlestown, MA
Burial: Green Bower Cemetery, Gardner, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 77637223
Alias?: None noted
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: Living in St. Albans in 1890 (Census)
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Green Bower Cemetery, Gardner, MA
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STORY, Solomon, Jr., Burlington. Deputy collector U. S. Customs. Born Charlestown, Mass., Aug. 14, 1841; son of Solomon and Sarah (Shattuck) Story. Educated in the public schools, and Comer's Commercial College, Boston. In 1868 married Mary E. Stiles of Charlestown, Mass. Engaged in farming and blacksmithing for a few years; also learned cabinet maker's trade; 1887-8 was bookkeeper for Baldwin Manufacturing Co., Burlington; in U. S. customs service since Nov. 1, 1870, as inspector, deputy collector, acting disbursing officer, and cashier for the district of Vermont. Enlisted April 22, 1861, as private in Co. B, 6th Massachusetts Volunteers, serving three months; re-enlisted Aug. 7, 1862; served in Cos. K and I, 1st Massachusetts Heavy Artillery until Aug. 16, 1865; was in the battles of Spottsylvania, the Wilderness, Cold Harbor, North Anna River, and Petersburg. Is a Republican. A Congregationalist. Member of Washington Lodge No. 3, F. & A. M.; past high priest Champlain Chapter No. 1, R. A. M.; past commander Burlington Commandery No. 2, K. T.; member Burlington Council No. 5, R. & S. M.; Haswell Lodge of Perfection, 14 degrees; Joseph W. Roby Council, Princes of Jerusalem, 16 degrees; Delta Chapter of Rose Croix, 18 degrees; Vermont Consistory, A. A. S. R., 32 degrees; Cairo Temple, A. A. O. N. M. S.; and Stannard Post No. 2, G.A.R.
Source: Prentiss Cutler Dodge, Encyclopedia, Vermont biography, (Ullery Publishing Co., Burlington, 1912), pp. 326