Age: 17, credited to Barre, VTVITALS
Birth: 10/19/1845, Barre, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Maplewood Cemetery, Barre, VT
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WAR VETERAN DEAD.
Calvin Bassett, Native of Barre, Died This Forenoon.
The death of Calvin Bassett, a veteran of the Civil war, occurred at his home on Trow Hill at 11 o'clock this morning from the effects of a shock which he suffered Tuesday night. Besides his wife, he is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Amanda Beckley of this city and Mrs. Anne Eastman of Lewiston, Me. He also leaves four sons as follows: Clinton, John, and Burt of Barre and Hayes Bassett of Cabot. A daughter, Mrs. Anna Ahern, died last July.
Mr. Bassett was born in Barre October 5, 1845. He received his education in the town schools and later followed his occupation of farming. Soon after the outbreak of the Civil War he joined Company D of the 15th Vermont Volunteers, serving for nine months. On the end of that enlistment, he again entered the service with the 96th New York regiment, serving with that till the end of the war. His marriage took place in West Topsham about 45 years ago, but he returned to Barre, where he has since resided.
The funeral will be held on Monday, Rev. E.O. Thayer officiating, it is expected. Interment will be in Maplewood Cemetery.
Barre Daily Times, April 7, 1911
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.