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Age: 39, credited to Whitingham, VT
Unit(s): 31st MA INF
Service: enl 10/28/61, m/i 11/10/61, Pvt, Co. C, 31st MA INF, dis/dsb 1/31/62, later drafted, status unknown
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Birth: abt 1822, Unknown
Burial: Sadawga Cemetery, Whitingham, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 80681922
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Jamia E., 8/9/1890, 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)
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Sadawga Cemetery, Whitingham, VT
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In the death of Thomas Fowler, which occurred on Sunday, his family suffers an irreparable loss and the community loses a much respected member. Mr. Fowler possessed many commendable traits of character; was kind-hearted, friendly, accommodating, peaceable, industrious and honest; took a deep interest in passing events, and was well posted in the current news of the day. He frequently wrote short poems for public occasions, usually marked with a message of pleasantry, to the gratification of those who heard. If communities were composed of men as worthy as Mr. Fowler, there would be little cause for complaint.
Source: Vermont Phoenix, May 15, 1885.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.