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Age: 23, credited to Fair Haven, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 9/30/61, m/i 11/19/61, SGT, Co. H, 1st VT CAV, pr 1SGT 7/1/64, pow, Hagerstown, 7/6/63, prld 11/17/63, m/o 11/18/64
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Birth: 1838, Poultney, VT
Burial: Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 23709751
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/11/1891, VT
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)
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Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT
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Former Rutland Man Dies Suddenly in Rotterdam, N.Y.
Samuel Dowling, a native of Poultney and for many years a resident of this city while in the employ of Moseley & Stoddard and the successors to the concern, died suddenly March 15 at the home of his daughter in Rotterdam. N.Y., heart failure being the cause. The body has been brought to Poultney where the funeral and burial will take place under the auspices of Killington commandery, K. T., of Rutland. Members of the commandery will leaves this city on the 12:50 car.
Mr. Dowling was a veteran of the Civil war, enlisting as a private in company A, 1st Vermont cavalry. He served three years, four months of which were spent in a rebel prison.
After the war he entered the employ of Mosely & Stoddard and came to Rutland when the business was moved to this city, since which time he had spent most of his life here.
He is survived by a son, Frank Dowling of Oklahoma, and a daughter, Mrs. Frank Storrie of Rotterdam, with whom he had made his home since last October. He had recently passed his 81st birthday.
He was prominently identified for many years with Masonic activities and had held offices in the various branches of the order.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, March 19, 1918
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.