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Caldwell, John Curtis


Age: 0, credited to Lowell, VT
Unit(s): 11th ME INF, USV
Service: 11th ME INF, COL, 1861, wdd, Fredericksburg 12/13/62, BGen USV 4/62, Bvt M.G. 3/65, for gallant and meritorious service during the war

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Birth: 04/17/1833, Lowell, VT
Death: 08/31/1912

Burial: Rural Cemetery, St. Stephen, NB
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Hackett
Findagrave Memorial #: 5893367


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/27/1909, Costa Rica
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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Rural Cemetery, St. Stephen, NB

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John Curtis Caldwell

Born: Apr 17 1833, Lowell VT

Died: Aug 31 1912, Calais ME

Buried: St. Stephen, New Brunswick

Pre-War: Teacher

War Service:

Nov 1861 Colonel of 11th Maine, appointed BG of Volunteers (Apr 1862) commanding 1st Bde/1st Divn/II Corps, Peninsula campaign, Fredericksburg (wounded), Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Mine Run, relieved of duty in Army of the Potomac Mar 1864.

Post War: Lawyer, US consul, Valparaiso; US minister, Uruguay; US consul, Costa Rica

Notes: Served in the honor guard in the procession of Lincoln's body from Washington to Springfield.

Revised Roster

Colonel, 11th Maine Volunteers, 1861; wounded at Fredericksburg 13 Dec 62; Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Apr 62; Brevet Major-General Mar 65, for gallant and meritorious service during the war


Revised Roster, pp 723, 739.

Lindsay Titus, Sussex, New Brunswick, 5th NH Vol's.