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Elwell, Clark


Age: 21, credited to Glastenbury, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT LARTY
Service: enl 8/18/64, m/i 8/18/64, PVT, 2nd VT LARTY BTRY, m/o 7/31/65

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Birth: 09/02/1842, Shaftsbury, VT
Death: 09/02/31901

Burial: Shaftsbury Village Cemetery, Shaftsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 57926681


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/16/1880; widow Sarah E., 10/19/1901, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
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: None


Great Grandfather of Robert Elwell, Upland, CA

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Shaftsbury Village Cemetery, Shaftsbury, VT

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News came Tuesday evening of the death in Canandaigua, N.Y., of Clark Elwell, a prominent farmer of Bennington county, and well known. He resided in Shaftsbury and went from there a few weeks ago to visit relatives in western New York. No news had been received of his illness. Mr. Elwell was 65 years of age. The remains arrived here yesterday and were taken to Shaftsbury, where the funeral will be held. He leaves a wife, a son, and a daughter.

Source: Burlington Free Press, September 16, 1901

Clark Elwell of Bennington was found on the outskirts of Naples, N.Y., dead from a number of severe wounds in the head. Two men, who were seen drinking with him, have been arrested and the case looks black against them. Robbery is supposed to have been the motive.

Source: Orwell Citizen, October 3, 1901
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.