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Rowell, Edgar

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Tunbridge, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/22/62, m/i 10/4/62, CPL, Co. D, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1843, Tunbridge, VT
Death: 12/12/1892

Burial: Upper Plain Cemetery, Bradford, VT
Marker/Plot: 22
Gravestone researcher/photographer: R. N. Ward Jr.
Findagrave Memorial #: 196873919

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/19/1887, VT; widow Hattie E., 1/19/1893, VT
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 Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Julie Pratt Morgan, Norwich, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Upper Plain Cemetery, Bradford, VT

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Obituary

SECOND ATTEMPT SUCCESSFUL
Sickness Leads to the Suicide of Edgar Rowell of Bradford.

BRADFORD, Dec. 12. - Edgar Rowell of Bradford, late an inmate of the Mary Fletcher hospital at Burlington, committed suicide today at the home of a relative in Thetford. Mr. Rowell was taken sick more than a year ago with the grip and suffered greatly in body and mind. A few months ago he attempted suicide by cutting his throat.

He was a veteran soldier, a member of Co. D, 12th Vermont regiment, and a comrade of Washburn post, G.A.R., of Bradford.

Source: Burlington Free Press, December 13, 1892
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.