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Stowe, Calvin E.
Age: 18, credited to Barre, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 11/5/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. I, 1st VT CAV, dis/dsb 7/20/63
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Birth: 1845, Unknown
Burial: Hope Cemetery, Barre, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 95591707
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/23/1879
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)
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Hope Cemetery, Barre, VT
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A Handsome Reward.
C. E. Stowe, of Barre, was a member of the Vermont cavalry regiment. While sick, and on a discharge furlough in Maryland, he rendered valuable services to Mr. Peter Thompson, a merchant at Hagerstown. When he received his discharge, Mr. Thompson paid his expenses home, and said to him that when he reached the age of 25 years, if he abstained from the use of liquor and tobacco, he would make him a present of a hundred dollars. A few letters were exchanged by the parties, and the matter was forgotten by Stowe until a short time since, when he received a letter from Mr. Thompson making inquiries as to his circumstances, etc., to which he replied. On Christmas he received by express $10,000 in United States bonds, which he deposited in the Bank at Royalton. Mr. Thompson said he sent him these bonds not as gift, but as a token of his appreciation for saving his property from the federal soldiers, he being a wealthy man. When with him he told Mr. Stowe that he was originally from Montpelier.
Vermont Journal, Feb 4, 1871
Contributed by Cathy Hoyt.
DIED IN BOSTON
Calvin Stowe Was Formerly a Resident of Montpelier.
Calvin Stowe died in Boston Friday and his body passed through this city this morning on its way to Barre for burial. It was accompanied by Mrs. Stowe and her sister.
Mr. Stowe formerly was a resident of Montpelier and was in the shoe business here a number of years, his store being in the Hazen block.
He went to Boston about 15 years ago, where, it is said, he accumulated considerable property. He was a constable and had an office in Pemberton square. Mr. Stowe visited Montpelier last autumn. He said then he thought of again making his residence here.
Source: Montpelier Evening Argus, June 11, 1900
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.