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Rowell, Silas J.


Age: 22, credited to Richmond, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/10/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. F, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63

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Birth: 05/15/1840, Waterbury, VT
Death: 03/16/1908

Burial: Hope/Village Cemetery, Waterbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/6/1890, Vt; widow Nora M., 4/4/1908
Portrait?: 13th History
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: 13th Vt. History off-site


2nd Great Granduncle of Beverly T. Parsons, South Burlington, VT

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Hope/Village Cemetery, Waterbury, VT

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(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)


SILAS J. ROWELL. - Born in Stowe, Vt, May 15, 1840. My parents were born in West Fairlee, Vt., and died in Waterbury, Vt. Married to Zidany Douglass of Richmond, Vt., August 22, 1862. Enlisted from Richmond, Vt. as a private in Company F, 13tli Vt. Vol. Inf. Mustered into the service, October 10, 1862, and mustered out July 21, 1863Was sick for a year at Waterbury, Vt., and then went to dairy farming in Richmond, Vt., Alsted, N. H., Waitsfield and then to Waterbury, Vt., where I have lived since. Mrs. Rowell died June 1894, and the husband, March 16, 1908.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 582


Silas J. Rowell, who has been in poor health for the past year died at his home in Mill village Tuesday evening of Bright's disease. Up to the time of his health failing him he was employed as janitor of the high school building. Mr. Rowell moved to Waterbury some 25 years ago from Waitsfield. He is survived by a wife and one daughter Mrs. Ernest Hill. The funeral was held at the late home on Wednesday.

Source: Burlington Daily News, March 19, 1908.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.