Bowker, L. Fay
Age: 19, credited to Wilmington, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/1/61, m/i 6/10/61, Pvt, Co. C, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, reen 1/31/64, pr CPL 2/6/65, m/o 7/15/65
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Birth: 07/04/1843, Wilmington, VT
Burial: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
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L. Fay Bowker, about 65, died yesterday, at his home in Meriden, Conn. His death was due to paralysis from which he had suffered for sometime. Mr. Bowker was a former resident of Wilmington and Brattleboro. He was employed by Estey Organ company. His body will be brought here tomorrow and the funeral services will be held on Sunday at the home of Daniel Shea, 114 Eliot Street.
Mr. Bowker was a Civil War veteran, a member of the local Grand Army and of the Pilgrim Fathers. He leaves one daughter, Fannie, wife of George Vassar of New London, Conn. Mrs Bowker died several years ago.
Source: Brattleboro Reformer, Feb. 18, 1910
Courtesy of Deanna French.