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Stearns, Samuel F.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 37, credited to Holland, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 10/8/62, m/i 12/30/62, SGT, Co. M, 1st VT CAV, pow, Hagerstown, 7/6/63, prld 9/23/63, pow Columbia Furnace, 10/7/64, prld 2/22/65, pr 1SGT, 2LT 6/4/65, but not mustered, tr to Co. F as 1SGT 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1825, Stanstead, Canada East
Death: 01/17/1895

Burial: Crystal Lake Cemetery, Stanstead, QC
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 149368576

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/22/1883, VTwidow Mary H., 2/2/1895, 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: None

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Crystal Lake Cemetery, Stanstead, QC

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Obituary

Samuel F. Stearns of Morgan is dead. He was engaged in 63 battles and was also a prisoner in Libby prison. He had been a great sufferer ever since the war, being totally unable to perform manual labor.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, February 15, 1895
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.