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Stone, Mason A.
Age: 25, credited to Wilmington, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 10/4/61, m/i 11/19/61, Pvt, Co. F, 1st VT CAV, comn 1LT, Co. M, 8/23/63 (10/8/63), pr CPT, 7/7/64 (9/3/64), tr to Co. A 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/65, Bvt MAJ to date from 3/13/65, for distinguished and meritorious services, Bvt LTC and COL each to date from 3/13/65, for gallant and meritorious services in the field.
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Birth: abt 1836, Unknown
Burial: Staten Island Cemetery, New Brighton, NY
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Bob Hackett
Findagrave Memorial #: 10168528
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/20/1907, NY; widow Rosalie b., 7/21/1923, NY
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Staten Island Cemetery, New Brighton, NY
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Mason A. Stone
New York Times
5 Jul 1923
COL. MASON A. STONE DEAD - Former Leader of the Loyal Legion Dies after an Operation.
Colonel Mason Albert Stone, Vice-President of the Pacific Insurance Company, died Thursday night in the Staten Island Hospital. New Brighton, Staten Island, following an operation for appendicitis, at the age of 77. Services will be held tomorrow at his home, 117 Fourth Street, New Brighton.
He fought in the First Vermont Cavalry in the Civil War and was brevetted Colonel. At the time of its merger with the Pacific Insurance Company Mr. Stone was President of the Greenwich Insurance Company. He was a member of the Union League Club and formerly a commander of the Loyal Legion.
Contributed by Erik Hinckley.