Bowdish, Isaac B.
Age: 0, credited to Burlington, VT
Service: CPT & CS, USV, 61, killed in railroad accident, 4/10/63, near Suffolk, Va.
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Birth: 10/03/1815, Fairfield, VT
Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 71284501
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Marian B., 7/5/1863
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, VT
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The painful intelligence of the death of Capt. Isaac B. Browdish, of Burlington, was received there on Saturday, by telegraph. The information is yet meager, but it appears that he was injured fatally, while passing from Norfolk, Va., to Suffolk, by the cars running off into an open drawbridge, and died on Friday afternoon.
Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, April 17, 1863
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.
LAMOILLE NEWSDEALER: APRIL 23, 1863
Col. I.B. BOWDISH --- Col. Bowdish, of Burlington, well known in these parts, was accidentally killed near Suffolk Va.,on Friday the 10th inst. His body was embalmed and brought home, and buried on Saturday last, with Masonic ceremonies. Quite a number of citizens from Morrisville and Stowe attended the funeral. In 1844, Col. Bowdish married Miss Maria B. Tinker, daughter of the late Doctor Tinker of Morristown.
Submitted by Deanna French.