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Stevens, Oliver H.


Age: 20, credited to Royalton, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/18/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. H, 16th VT INF, dis/dsb 5/27/63; enl 8/31/64, m/i 8/31/64, Pvt, Co. E, 4th VT INF, m/o 7/28/65

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Birth: 1842, Bethel, VT
Death: 1867

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Bethel, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 92075878


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/9/1866
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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Fairview Cemetery, Bethel, VT

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In Royalton, April 27th, of disease contracted in the service while in the Shenandoah Valley, Oliver H. Stevens, member of Co. E, 4th Reg't Vt. Vols, aged 24 years, 7 months and 27 days, - son of the late Capt. Oliver and Caroline M. Stevens.

We stood by his side, and saw the light
In his soft, young eyes grow dim;
And his pure, sweet brow grow sadly white,
As we watched beside him, that live-long night;
And we knew that his spirit would soon unite
With the white-winged cherubim.

His auburn hair in many a curl,
Sprayed over the pillow white
And his feeble breathing grew loud and brief,
And the Death-angle came with sweet relief,
And bore his spirit from pain and grief,
To its home in Paradise!

Source: Vermont Journal, June 1, 1867
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.