Baxter, Stephen William
Age: 24, credited to Glover, VTVITALS
Birth: abt 1838, Glover, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC
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and other veterans who may be buried there.
The following from a Washington paper announces the death of Stephen W. Baxter, brother of Hiram Baxter of this place.
Stephen W. Baxter, superintendent of Battle Ground Cemetery, died of paralysis at his home at 8 o'clock last night, after an illness of several months. He was surrounded by his wife and three children when life passed away.
Mr. Baxter was a veteran of the late war, and was well known in Grand Arm Circles, having at one time being commander of Logan Post of Union Veterans League. He enlisted in the Sixth Vermont Regiment, and was wounded at the Battle of the Wilderness. After the war he was a Lieutenant of the Capitol Police, which position he resigned to accept that of superintendent of Battle Ground Cemetery.
He was born in Vermont, and was fifty-six years old. Deceased was a nephew of Gen. Baxter. A widow, three daughters and one son survive him.
Orleans County Monitor, June 15, 1896
Courtesy of Deanna French.