Stowell, Edwin Sherwood
Age: 32, credited to Cornwall, VTVITALS
Birth: 01/27/1829, Cornwall, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Cornwall Central Cemetery, Cornwall, VT
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Col. E. S. Stowell of Cornwall died at his residence in that village on Saturday, after a long illness. Col. Stowell entered the army, Sept. 4, 1861, and ws chosen captain of Co. F, Fifth Vermont Volunteers. June 21, 1862, he was promoted to Major in the Ninth and March 20, 1863, to Lieutenant-Colonel of the same regiment. He resigned from the service May 11 of the same year.
Burlington Weekly Free Press, Sept. 17, 1880
At a meeting or the board of directors of the Vermont Agricultural society, the death of Col. Edwin Stowell of Cornwall, a member of the board, was announced, whereupon Henry Clark of Rutland, C. Horace Hubbard of Springfield, and Henry Chase of Lyndon, were appointed a committee to report memorial resolutions. At a meeting held Wednesday evening, Sept. 15th, after remarks by Col. George A. Merrill, the following resolutions were unanimously adopted.
RESOLVED, that in the death of our associate, Col. Edwin S. Stowell, the society loses a faithful and efficient co-laborer, whose presence in our councils and labors will be sadly missed
RESOLVER, that in token of our kind remembrances of the character, life, and service of our associate, we make this public expression of our regard for his memory, and tender our sympathy to his aged father, and afflicted daughters.
RESOLVED, That a copy of these memorial resolutions be inscribed upon the records of the society, published in the newspapers of the state, and a certified copy be presented to the family of the deceased.COMMITTEE:
C. H. Hubbard
Green Mountain Freeman, September 29, 1880
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