Age: 20, credited to Barre, VTVITALS
Birth: 12/12/1842, St. Armand, PQ, CanadaADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Hope Cemetery, Barre, VT
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Served Long in Civil War
Stephen Shufelt Was Corporal in Massachusetts Troops
Stephen Shufelt, a veteran of the Civil War, passed away at his home, 151 South Main street, Sunday morning after a long illness. He had been confined to the house since November, and during the winter his health declined steadily. Mr. Shufelt is survived by his wife, two daughters, Mrs. G. A. Wilkinson and Mrs. J. F. Curtis, and a son, Claude Shufelt, of Newport. There are also two grandsons, sons of Claude Shufelt.
The deceased was born in St. Armand, P.Q., Dec 12, 1842. His home was just across the Canadian boarder, and while a young man he moved to the United States, enlisting in B company of the 2d Massachusetts infantry when the gathering clouds of the Civil war broke.
As a corporal in the 2d Massachusetts he served faithfully as a soldier of the union. His enlisted was dates May 11, 186, and not until May 23, 1864, was he honorably discharged from the service. His marriage to Florence Baldwin took place in May, 1866. Two years ago the couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. Mrs. and Mrs. Shufelt came to Barre, from Beebe Plain, P.Q., seven years ago. On South Main street, at the top of Jockey Hollow hill, they established a home. Mr. Shufelt had retired from the active life of a farmer, but his garden, located near the street, was a source of pride to the veteran, and each year people were wont to remark upon the splendid appearance of his plot. The deceased was a member of R. B. Crandall post, G. A. R.
Funeral services will be held at the house Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. J. B. Reardon officiating. Interment will be in Hope cemetery.
The Barre Daily Times, April 1, 1918