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Cave, James B.


Age: 31, credited to West Fairlee, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 8/25/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. I, 13th VT INF, WGNR 1/1/63, m/o 7/21/63; enl 3/12/64, m/i 4/12/64, Pvt, Co. E, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65

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Birth: 03/18/1831, Danville, VT
Death: 04/29/1901

Burial: Hope Cemetery, Barre, VT
Marker/Plot: Sec. B, Lot 286
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 24525240


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/24/1880; widow Rhoda, 6/12/1901, VT
Portrait?: 13th History
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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Hope Cemetery, Barre, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)


JAMES B. CAVE served In the ranks until January 1st, 1863, when he was made wagoner. He was taken prisoner when our teams were captured between Camp Carusi and Fairfax Station and paroled. He was discharged with the regiment, and followed farming and was a good farmer. He died in Barre about 1903.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 676



Special to the Telegram:

Orange, April 30 --- James B. Cave died here yesterday at the age of 70, after a long illness with heart disease. He was born in Danville and had always lived in this part of Vermont.

He leaves a wife, and two sons, Walter, who lives here, and Arthur, of Barre. The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 1 o'clock. and burial will be in Hope Cemetery.

He served during the Rebellion in the 10th and 17th regiments.

Source: Barre Evening Telegram, April 30, 1901
Courtesy of Deanna French