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Gower, Edward F.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 98th NY INF
Service: Enl 10/31/61, Fort Covington, m/i, Pvt, Co. H, 98th NY INF, 11/22/61, reen and pr Sergt 1/1/64, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/1/64, m/o 8/31/65, Richmond, VA as Edward F. Gower

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VITALS

Birth: 1819, England
Death: 12/13/1901

Burial: Elmwood Avenue Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: 97
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Mark Bowman
Findagrave Memorial #: 113710955

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/13/1869
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Elmwood Avenue Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

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Edward F. Gower -- Born in England in 1819; enlisted October 31, 1861, as private in Company H, Ninety-eighth New York volunteers; promoted sergeant; mustered out August 31, 1865. Joined Stannard Post May 17, 1895. Died at Soldiers' Home in Bennington, December 31, 1901, of heart disease, and was buried in Elmwood cemetery in this city..

Source: The Burlington Free Press, 31 May 1902.

Date of death is a typographical error. No death certificate found, but the St. Johnsbury Caledonian says he died Dec. 13, the West Randolph Herald and News of 12/19 says 'on Friday', which would have been the 13th. His gravestone says 12/12.