Age: 21, credited to Lincoln, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 2/25/65, m/i 2/25/65, Pvt, Co. D, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. B, 6/13/65, m/o 9/1/65
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Birth: 03/1847, Germany
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 44311432
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/2/1880; widow Lucy E., 11/8/1922, VT
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)
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 blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
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Rutland Daily Herald, Oct. 30, 1922:
Myron Stearns, age 75 years, died yesterday afternoon at 3.30 o'clock at his home on Prospect street of heart trouble. Besides his wife, he is survived by a brother Isaac Stearns of Middlebury, two sisters in New York city, and two sons, Howard C. and Frederick Stearns of the city.
Mr. Stearns was a member of a Masonic lodge and the Grand Army of the republic. He had been a resident of Rutland many years.
Private funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2.30 o'clock at his home. The burial will be in Evergreen cemetery.
Contributed by Jen Snoots.