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Bowles, George W.


Age: 22, credited to Woodford, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 11/26/63, m/i 12/10/63, Pvt, Co. A, 11th VT INF, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/3/64, tr to Co. D, 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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Birth: 10/19/1841, Woodford, VT
Death: 05/27/1909

Burial: White Chapel Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: Bolles, George
Pension?: Yes, 4/20/1878
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: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


Great Grandfather of Frank A. Bowles, Greenwich, NY

Great Grandfather of Mary Bowles Madison, Greenwich, NY

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White Chapel Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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George W. Bowles

Deerfield Valley Times
June 4, 1909

George W. Bowles

After a lingering illness with rheumatism and general infirmities, George W. Bowles died last Thursday night at 9 o'clock at his home in Bennington. Deceased was born in Woodford, October 19, 1841. He was a faithful veteran of the Civil war for three years with his brothers, Henry, Charles and Frank. Mr. Bowles was a kind neighbor and had no enemies.

The funeral was largely attended from the church in his district last Sunday afternoon, members of the G.A.R. taking part, the burial being in the cemetery there. Deceased leaves a widow, one son, Edward H. Bowles of Cambridge, N. Y., one sister, Mrs. Nellie Stone and one brother, S.M. Bowles of Woodford. Verily a good man has found his long Rest.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.