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Stearns, Edward A.


Age: 21, credited to Brattleboro, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 5/1/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. C, 2nd VT INF, dis/dsb 6/12/62; also drafted - enl 7/13/63, m/i 7/13/63, PVT, Co. D, 3rd VT INF, dsrtd 4/22/64, rtnd 5/1/64, tr to Co. E, 7/25/64, dsrtd 11/24/65

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Birth: 01/18/1840, Brattleboro, VT
Death: 09/18/1890

Burial: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 101291320


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Eliza C., 6/16/1891, VT, not approved
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


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Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT

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Edward A. Stearns died yesterday at the home of his mother in Stearns block at the age of 50 years. He has a for a number of years been a great sufferer from rheumatism, and for about a year has been afflicted with Bright's disease, which caused his death. His father Edward Stearns was owner of the old rule factory, and engaged in the business here when he died. Mr. Steans was born here, and has for some years made his home with his mother, Mrs. E. C. Stearns. Funeral services will be held at the house tomorrow at 2 p. m.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, September 19, 1900
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.