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Niles, Stephen B.


Age: 26, credited to Halifax, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/27/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. I, 4th VT INF, kia, Lee's Mill, 4/16/62, memorial/tombstone at Halifax, VT

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Birth: 11/07/1835, Halifax, VT
Death: 04/16/1862

Burial: Yorktown National Cemetery, Yorktown, VA
Marker/Plot: 334
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 11663264

Cenotaph: Niles Cemetery, Halifax, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 18391658


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Clarissa H., 11/28/1862; minor, 9/25/1871
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


Great Grandfather of J. Ann Robson, Issaquah, WA

Great Grandfather of Dennis L. Sparrs, Wasilla, AK

Great Grandfather of David N. Niles, Granite Falls, WA

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Yorktown National Cemetery, VA

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Cenotaph in Niles Cemetery, Halifax, VT

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KILLED Among the killed at the engagement at Lee's Mills, on the 16th of April, was Stephen B. Niles, son of James and Sarah Niles, of Halifax, and a private in Co. I, 4th Vermont Regiment. He was shot through the head and died instantly. His age was 35 years, and he leaves a wife and one child. His death is the occasion of an address to be delivered at West Halifax, at one o'clock in the afternoon of the 25th inst., by the Rev. A. Lamb.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, May 22, 1862
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.