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Baxter, Myron Leslie

Age: 0, credited to Derby, VT
Unit(s): USA
Service: SURG during War; Medical Statistician of PM-Gen office at Washington DC, 1873-83 [College: UVM 61, DC 62]

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Birth: 01/18/1840, Strafford, VT
Death: 01/08/1895

Burial: May be buried in ..., , VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: UVM 61, DC 62
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: Son of Congressman Portus Baxter

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Died in Derby Line, VT
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and other veterans who may be buried there.


Dr. Myron L. Baxter of Derby Line died Jan. 8th at his home. He was a son of Hon. Portus Baxter--long time member of Congress from Vermont, and a younger brother of the late Surgeon G. H. Baxter, USA. He was an acting assistant surgeon, U.S.A., during the war, doing excellent service in the hospitals in Washington, D. C, and many Vermont soldiers remember his care for them in those times.

Since the war he resided in Washington. for many years being connected with the surgeon's office. Some years ago he retired from public service and had resided upon the old Baxter homestead in Derby Line, where surrounded by the familiar scenes of childhood, he lived a quiet life. He left a widow, but no children.

West Randolph Herald and News, Jan 17, 1895

Dr. Myron Leslie Baxter, grandson of Hon. Jedediah Harris, died suddenly at his home in Derby Line, Wednesday, Jan. 9, of apoplexy. The clay treasure was brought to Stafford for interment Friday, by his sorrowing wife, accompanied by her sister. Mrs. Florence Baxter, wife of the late Surgeon General, J. H. Baxter of Washington, D. C., and the widow of the late Henry Baxter of Boston. Messes Foster and Nelson of Derby Line, and Rev. S. A. Parker of Bethel, Those who had known him from early childhood gathered around the narrow home and joined singing "Nearer My God To Thee".

West Randolph Herald & News, January, 17, 1895

Courtesy of Deanna French.