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Stoddard, Harlan P.
Age: 24, credited to Waitsfield, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 3/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. F, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Savage's Station, 6/29/62 (pelvis) pow, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, prld 7/25/62, dis/dsb 7/30/63
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Birth: 02/08/1837, Waitsfield, VT
Burial: Waitsfield Village Cemetery, Waitsfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 54925458
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/12/1863; widow Laura E., 5/8/1920, VT, not approved
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Village Cemetery, Waitsfield, VT
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The body of Harlan P. Stoddard was brought from the Vermont State hospital Friday and the funeral was held Sunday at the home of Albert Tucker in Warren. Mr. Stoddard had been in failing health for a year, and it was decided best for him to go to the hospital in Waterbury for treatment. He was there only about ten days when he passed away. Harlan Page Stoddard was born in Waitsfield 83 years ago on February 10. His home had always been in Waitsfield until within a year when he moved to the Turner place in Warren. May 1, 1861, he enlisted in Co. F, Vt. Vols. He was wounded and taken prisoner at the battle of Savage Station. He was married three times, first to Electa Sabin who died in 1872; second to Carrie Spaulding who died in 1902. His third wife was Mrs. Laura Sterling Prower who survives her husband, also two daughters, Mrs. Lena Knowlton of Hartford Conn., and Ms. May Straffer of New York. Rev. W. A. Reville officiated at the funeral. The bearers were Albert Tucker, R. J. McAllister, G. N. Kew and M. L. Martin. Interment was in the village cemetery. Mrs. Knowlton and sister were present at the funeral.
Source: Burlington Daily News, April 16, 1920.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.