Green, Stephen Squire
Age: 0, credited to Starksboro, VT
Service: ASURG, USN, 3/64, WGBS, 64-65; m/o 12/65 [College: UM 63]
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Birth: 01/06/1839, Starksboro, VT
Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, NY
Marker/Plot: Section 31 Lot 14
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 114282183
Alias?: None noted
College?: UM 63
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, NY
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Stephen Squire Green
Stephen Squire Green was born 6 January 1839, in Starksboro, the son of Stephen S. and Lydia (Chase) Green. He attended the local schools in Bristol and Barre, attended Nine Partners Friends College, Washington, New York, and studied medicine at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, receiving an M.D. in 1863, with subsequent training at the Medical Department of the University of the City of New York.
Green was appointed Acting Assistant Surgeon on 5 March 1864 at Brooklyn Navy Yard, and transferred to New Orleans. Served on USS Arizona in the West Gulf Blockading Squadron. His duties included examining surgeon to examine men transferred from the army to the navy in New Orleans; taken sick with yellow fever.
Green was honorably discharged on 5 December 1865, and removed to Lagrangeville, New York, to practice medicine.
Green later served as ship's surgeon on Charles H. Marshall between New York and Liverpool, England, and the Alaska between Panama and San Francisco.
He moved to Buffalo, New York in 1875. He served as District physician for the Buffalo Board of Health. He was a member of various medical societies, the G.A.R., Acacia Club, and the Masons. He died in Buffalo, New York; interment unknown.
He married, in 1866, Charlotte Shedd Cornell, of Gaysville.
Extract from "Green Mountain Mariners in the Civil War," to be published Fall 2011, by Tom Ledoux.