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Adams, Everett E.


Age: 24, credited to Manchester, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 10/16/61, m/i 10/31/61, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, dsrtd 8/17/62, rtnd n.d., dis/dsb 11/5/62; enl 1/4/64, m/i 1/5/64, Pvt, Co. F, 9th VT INF, m/o 5/25/65

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Birth: 10/07/1838, Peru, VT
Death: 02/16/1912

Burial: Village Cemetery, Peru, VT
Marker/Plot: 5
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 120987859


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


Cousin of Patrick T. Wyman, East Greenbush, NY

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Village Cemetery, Peru, VT

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Attempted Suicide of E.E. Adams.

The attempted suicide of Everett E. Adams Monday afternoon in the home of his daughter, Mrs. William A. Burke, caused some excitement in the community. Mr. Adams has been ill a long time with rheumatism and brights disease and confined to his bed, and was not in his right mind at the time. He managed to get hold of a little knife, such as is worn for a watch charm, with which he made a wound in his throat which bled profusely, but he just missed the jugular vein.

Mrs. Burke discovered him in the attempt and immediately sent for medical aid, which was rendered in time to prevent an immediate fatality, but it is not expected that he can live. Mr. Adams came here from Peru with Mr. and Mrs. Burke about five years ago. He is a Civil war veteran.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, Feb. 16, 1912
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.