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Atkins, Hial


Age: 42, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. E, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63

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Birth: 06/25/1820, Waterbury, VT
Death: 11/03/1905

Burial: Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT
Marker/Plot: 20
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 67685653


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/24/1890, VT
Portrait?: Stowe Veterans, 1906
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: 13th Vt. History off-site


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Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT

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Hial Atkins died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J. J. Wing at Moscow a few weeks ago from their summer home at Thompson's Point. While more or less of an invalid for some years, yet Mr. Atkin's death was very sudden. The funeral services were held at the residence at 2 p.m. Tuesday November 7, conducted by the Rev. E.M. H. Abbott of the Unity church. The bearers were Chandler Walts, H. S. Butts, O. F. Gerry, Clement Moody, Gerry Marshall, Frank Waite. All member s of the H. H. Smith Post G.A.R. The interment was made in River Bank cemetery and the services at the grave were in charge of the Post. The bugler from Fort Ethan Allen gave the last bugle call. The relatives from out of town who attended the funeral were Lyman H, Atkins of Boston, Lee McIntyre and Miss Grace McIntyre of Crown Point, N.Y., Miss Mary McIntyre of Boston, Mrs. John Baldwin and Mrs. Grant Baldwin of Shoreham, Mrs. I. I. Gorton and Mr. And Mrs. F. W. Darling and son of Hampton, Va. Hial Atkins was born in Waterbury June 25, 1830. He married Julia Mead of Williston in February 1841.Most of his married life was spent in Stowe and many old residents will remember how both Mr. And Mrs. Atkins were always ready to comfort and relieve the sick. They had five children, Mrs. S. P. McIntyre, of Crown Point, N.Y., who died in 1891, Mrs. Frank Waite, who died last January, Mrs. I. I. Gorton of Moscow, Lyman H. Atkins of Boston and Mrs. J. J. Wing of Moscow. He is survived by 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Mr. And Mrs. Atkins celebrated their golden wedding in Feb. Mrs. Atkins died Jan. 1893. Mr. Atkins enlisted in Co. E, 13th Reg. Vt. Volunteers and with his regiment participated in the battle of Gettysburg.

Source: Burlington Free Press, November 14, 1905
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.