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Crown, Samuel


Age: 17, credited to Fletcher, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 6/3/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. H, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, pr CPL 11/1/61, reen 12/21/63, m/o 7/15/65

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Birth: 10/06/1844, Milton, VT
Death: 12/16/1915

Burial: Village Cemetery, Milton, VT
Marker/Plot: 12
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 16582096


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/24/1880; widow Laura F., 1/5/1916, VT
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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Village Cemetery, Milton, VT

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Death of Samuel Crown

Samuel Crown of Congress st., aged about 76 years, died at the St. Albans hospital Thursday afternoon at 5:30 o’clock after a long illness of heart trouble, but the immediate cause of death was bronchial pneumonia. He was taken to the hospital Tuesday evening, the 14th inst. Mr. Crown was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of A.R. Hurlbut Post, No. 60, G.A.R. He is survived by his wife Mr. Crown was a resident of Fletcher when he enlisted in the Second Regiment of the Vermont Volunteers at Burlington, June 3, 1861. He re-enlisted December 21, 1863, and September 19, 1864. He was promoted corporal in November, 1861. He was wounded May 5, 1864 and mustered out July 15, 1865.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, December 23, 1915


Funeral of Samuel Crown

The funeral of Samuel Crown, aged 76 years of Congress st., who died at the St. Albans hospital Thursday afternoon at 5:30 o’clock of bronchial pneumonia, was held at the house Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock. A delegation of A.R. Hurlbut Post, No. 60, G.A.R., was present and short services were held followed by the Masonic ritual service conducted by S.H. Danforth, assisted by the Rev. Dr. F.A. Lendrum, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church. The body was taken by train at 6:50 o’clock this morning to Milton for burial in the family lot. The committal service was conducted by Doctor Lendrum. Delegations from A.R. Hurlbut Post, No. 60, G.A.R., and Franklin Lodge, No. 4, F & A.M., accompanied the body. The Masonic delegation included, besides Doctor Lendrum, H.M. Drennan, S.A. Miller, William C. Robie, S.S. Cushing, the Rev. H.L. Thornton, and C.H. Jacques. Mr. Crown for many years was engineer on the Central Vermont railway.

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger, December 23, 1915
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.