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Steady, Lewis Miles

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 44, credited to Monkton, VT; Bristol, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. G, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63; enl 8/17/64, m/i 8/17/64, Pvt, Co. F, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65, deafness left ear/rheumatism and ague

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VITALS

Birth: 01/1818, Vercheres, Canada East
Death: 12/1879

Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 54114037

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/27/1889, NY
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: See John R. Fisher's site for additional details on this soldier

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Obituary

Burlington News.

Lewis Steady, residing on Battery street committed suicide Wednesday afternoon by taking a large dose of laudanum. He was 64 years old Despondency was the cause of the rash act.

Source: The Vermont National (Burlington), 5 Dec 1879.
Transcribed by Deanna French