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Garrow, Oliver


Age: 22, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. G, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Salem Heights, 5/4/63, pow, Salem Heights, 5/4/63, prld 5/16/63, m/o 6/29/64

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Birth: 1844, Plattsburgh, NY
Death: 01/09/1920

Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: John Fisher
Findagrave Memorial #: 167710817


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Sophia, 3/1/1920, 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: See John R. Fisher's site for additional details on this soldier


3rd Great Grandfather of Michael P. Dentato, Chicago, IL

2nd Great Grandfather of Donna Ryan, West Rutland, VT

2nd Great Grandfather of Patricia Garrow Alberti, Rutland, VT

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Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Oliver Garrow, Civil War Veteran, Died at the Age of 75 Years.

The remains of Oliver Garrow, who died at his home on South Main street, were taken to Burlington yesterday afternoon for burial in St. Joseph's cemetery. Mr. Garrow was a Civil war veteran of Co. G, 2d Vermont Volunteers, having enlisted in 1861 and was honorably discharged in 1864. He was 75 years of age and formerly a resident of Burlington. He was married twice, his first wife, Miss Mary L. Thompson of Burlington, by which marriage one son survives, Edwin D. Garrow of Burlington, and four grandchildren. The second wife, formerly Miss Sophia Martin of Ticonderoga, N.Y., survives with one daughter, Olive, of Waterbury. He also is survived by one brother and one sister.

Source: Barre Daily Times, January 13, 1920
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.