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Dole, William Edwin


Age: 18, credited to Whitingham, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/62, m/i 10/23/62, MSCN, Co. F, 16th VT INF, d/dis 1/10/63

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Birth: abt 1844, Whitingham, VT
Death: 01/10/1863

Burial: Center Cemetery, Shelburne, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 58518659


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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


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Center Cemetery, Shelburne, MA

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William E. Dole

Hoosac Valley News and Transcript, January 22, 1863

The body of Edwin Dole of Whitingham, of a Vt., regiment, and just deceased at Washington, was brought to this village (ed. North Adams) and placed in the tomb last week. He was but 18 years of age, and his remains were attended by Truman Streeter, Esq., of that town, a relative.

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau

The Vermont Phoenix

VOL. XXX. BRATTLEBORO, VT.: FEB. 5, 1863 No. 6.

WHITINGHAM, Feb, 2, 1863.

DEAR SIR: Wm. Elwin Dole, a private in Company F, 16th Reg. Vt.

Volunteers, died January 10th in the Baptist Church Hospital at Alexandria, Va., of typhoid fever; had his reason to the last and was perfectly resigned and happy. He was my nephew and had lived with me since he as 5 years old. He had no father, mother, brother nor sister living. I was with him the last three weeks of his sickness, brought his remains home and the funeral was Saturday the 24th ult., attended by Rev. H. F. Ballou. He was in his 18th year, His was the first body brought back to Whitingham, from the army.

Yours Respectfully,
T. H. Streeter

Contributed by Bob Hackett.