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Rowen, Patrick

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 20, credited to Addison, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 12/1/63, m/i 12/12/63, PVT, Co. B, 11th VT INF, tr to 171st Co., 2nd Btln, VRC, 4th Co., 2nd Btln, VRC, 11/25/64, m/o 9/15/65 (enl as Patrick Ruin)

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1845, Ireland
Death: 05/29/1906

Burial: St. John of the Cross Cemetery, Albany, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dan Taylor
Findagrave Memorial #: 99602858

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: Ruin, Patrick
Pension?: Yes, 7/19/1876; minor, 7/16/1906
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

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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

St. John of the Cross Cemetery, Albany, VT

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Obituary

Death of Former Resident

News has been received of the death at his home in Barton, this state, of Patrick Rowen, a nephew of Mrs. James McKuen. Mr. Rowen was about 60 years of age and had lived in Vergennes until about 20 years old. For many years he had held a responsible position in the Massachusetts reformatory at Concord. He was a veteran of the civil war having served in a Vermont regiment throughout the struggle.

Mr. Rowen was a visitor in Vergennes last summer and will be remembered by many. He is survived by a wife and five children.

Source: The Enterprise and Vermonter, June 14, 1906
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.