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Spalding, Stephen Foster

Age: 22, credited to Derby, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: comn 1LT, Co. B, 8th VT INF, 12/19/61 (12/19/61), kia, Port Hudson, 6/14/64 [College: UVM 60]

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Birth: 06/25/1840, Unknown
Death: 06/14/1863

Burial: Derby Line Cemetery, Derby, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Hackett
Findagrave Memorial #: 85231190
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: VHS off-site
College?: UVM 60
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: None

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Derby Line Cemetery, Derby, VT

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St. Johnsbury Caledonian

July 10, 1863

Lieut. Stephen F. Spaulding, Adjutant of the 8th Vermont, was killed in the engagement at Port Hudson on the 8th, by a shot through the head. Lieut. Spaulding was from Derby Line, and went out as 1st Lieut. of Co. B, which was raised at that place. From the first he has had, until very lately, the entire charge of the company, the captain being on detached service.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.

Photograph from the 8th Infantry history, scanned by Deanna French.