Stewart, William Emmett
Age: 18, credited to Wallingford, VT
Unit(s): 2nd USSS
Service: enl 1/18/62, m/i 2/18/62, PVT, Co. H, 2nd USSS, wdd, 10/27/63, m/o 2/20/65 [College: UVM 67]
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Birth: 12/08/1843, Castleton, VT
Burial: Green Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 36391465
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/5/1892, VT; widow Sarah A, 5/29/1930, VT
College?: UVM 67
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Great Grandfather of Mary Moreland, Reno, NV
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Green Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, VT
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William E. Stewart
William Emmett Stewart (Co. "H" 2nd USSS). William E. Stewart was born in Castleton, Vermont, 8 Dec., 1843, son of Daniel & Elvira (Tuttle) Stewart. He was educated at the Castleton Seminary and the Medical Dept. of the University of Vermont where he received his MD in 1867. In 1866 he married Adelia Sarah Hakins of Castleton. She d. 27 May, 1895. They had six children: Lillian Elvira, Ida Sarah, Eva Adelia, Fred Morris, William Hawkins, and Beatrice Leucile. In 1899 Mr. Stewart married a send time to Anna Saunders of Wallingford and had one son, Albert Harris. Dr. Stewart practiced medicine in general practice in Dorset, Vermont for twelve years.
He spent one year in Rhode Island, one year in California, and the next 30 years in Wallingford, Vt. He enlisted for service in the Civil War 18 Jan., 1862 and mustered out on 18 Feb., 1865. He participated in the battles of Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Antietam, and the Weldon Railroad. He was wounded in the right shoulder 27 Oct., 1863. A surgeon as well as a physician, he also served as health officer, notary public and school director in Wallingford. He attended the Baptist Church, and was a member of the Chipman Lodge NO 42, F. & A. M., and I. O. O. F. Pico Lodge No. 32.
Courtesy of Linda M. Welch, Dartmouth College.
Rutland Daily Herald, May 9, 1930 [William E. Stewart]:
Wallingford - Mrs. W.E. Stewart received word yesterday of the death of her husband, Dr. Stewart, aged 86 years, in Los Angeles, Cal. Dr. Stewart was a native of Wallingford and for many years a prominent citizen, coming here from Dorset. Failing health caused him to retire from his profession several years ago and he went to California to spend some time with his children. Burial will be in the family lot here, and announcement of the services will be made when definite time of the arrival of the body is known.
Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.