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McAllister, James M.


Age: 29, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/7/63, m/i 12/12/63, Pvt, Co. E, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. A 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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Birth: 1834, Stowe, VT
Death: 1912

Burial: West Branch Cemetery, Stowe, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Hackett
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: Stowe Veterans, 1906
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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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West Branch Cemetery, Stowe, VT

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James M. McAllister, Civil War Veteran, Died Yesterday.

Stowe, Jan. 10. - James M. McAllister died yesterday at his home at the lower village. Mr. McAllister had been in failing health for some time. He was born in Stowe, the son of Frederick and Mary Harlow McAllister and was 77 years of age. He enlisted in Company E, 11th Vermont Regiment, in the Civil war, in December, 1863, and served until mustered out August 25, 1865. After the war Mr.McAllister lived in Michigan for several years and was married there in 1869 to the widow of his brother, Eliab McAllister, Mrs. Elvira Hammond McAllister, who survives him. Since his marriage his home has been in Stowe, for many years on a farm in the western part of the town, and afterwards at the lower village.

Mr. McAllister leaves a brother, Lyndon McAllister of Cabot, a sister Mrs. John Harris. Two brothers, Eliab and Augusta have been dead for many years. Two step granddaughters survive, one of whom is Mrs. Henry Sanborn of Stowe. The funeral will be held at the house Saturday at one o'clock p.m.

Source: Barre Daily Times, January 19, 1912
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.