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Stewart, Matthew H.
Age: 19, credited to Cavendish, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 9/4/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. C, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63; enl 1/30/64, m/i 4/12/64, Pvt, Co. G, 17th VT INF, wdd, Poplar Spring Church, 9/30/64 (left shoulder), dis/wds, 5/18/65 (blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, height 5' 11")
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Birth: 04/11/1844, Sainte-Catherine, Canada East
Burial: Hillcrest Cemetery, Cavendish, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 180910260
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/3/1865
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)
Grandfather of Jean Stewart Andrews, Springfield, MA
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Hillcrest Cemetery, Cavendish, VT
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Matthew Stewart Dies.
Matthew Stewart, 81, a resident of Ludlow and Proctorsville, died July 5, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Gardner Green of Rockport, Mass. He is survived by three other sons and daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Main of Connecticut, Matthew Stewart Jr., of Springfield, Mass., and Frank Stewart of Proctorsville. Mr. Stewart was a veteran of the Civil war, serving in the 16th and 17th Vermont regiments. He was wounded September 30, 1864, at Poplar Springs church, Va., and was discharged on account of wounds. He was a member of O. O. Howard post, G. A. R. The funeral will be held at the Methodist church in Proctorsville this afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, July 8, 1925.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.