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Bassett, Calvin


Age: 17, credited to Barre, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF, 1st VT CAV, 98th NY INF
Service: enl 11/12/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. I, 1st VT CAV, minor, taken out by parents 1861; enl 9/15/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. D, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63; enl, CPL, Co. E, 98th NY INF, 3/5/64, m/o 8/21/65

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Birth: 10/19/1845, Barre, VT
Death: 04/07/1911

Burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Barre, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 21037606


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
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: None


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Maplewood Cemetery, Barre, VT

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Calvin Bassett, Native of Barre, Died This Forenoon.

The death of Calvin Bassett, a veteran of the the Civil war, occurred at his home on Trow hiil 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.

Source: Barre Times, April 7, 1911
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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