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Edward P. Stone Correspondence

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The correspondence consists of letters from Edward P. Stone, chaplain of the 6th Vermont Regiment, and his brother John M. Stone, to family in Berlin, Vermont. Edward Payson Stone of Berlin, Vermont, was born on August 1, 1830 in Quechee, the son of John F. and Lydia (Paddock) Stone. He was ordained as a Congregational minister on October 14, 1861. On October 10, 1861, he was commissioned Chaplain of the 6th Vermont Regiment. He served in that capacity until his resignation on August 27, 1863. He died of arteriosclerosis on September 11, 1920, at Rutland, Vermont, and was buried in Green Mount Cemetery in Montpelier.

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Time Period Covered: November 18, 1861 - March 19, 1863 

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Vermonters in the Civil War

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Edward P. Stone Letters

Published:  March 22, 2011,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Center for Digital Initiatives

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Title:   Edward P. Stone to Family

Creator:  Stone, Edward P., 1830-1920

Date:  [1861-10-?]

Resource type:   correspondence

Topics include a service the regiment attended.

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    Title:   Edward P. Stone to Family

    Creator:  Stone, Edward P., 1830-1920

    Date:  1861-11-18

    Resource type:   correspondence

    Topics include the death of William Fallon of Royalton from the measles.

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      Title:   Edward P. Stone to Family

      Creator:  Stone, Edward P., 1830-1920

      Date:  1861-12-28

      Resource type:   correspondence

      Topics include the improving health of the men in the regiment and officers being ordered home to recruit for the brigade.

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        Title:   Edward P. Stone to Family

        Creator:  Stone, Edward P., 1830-1920

        Date:  [1862]-01-01

        Resource type:   correspondence

        New Year's greeting given to family, getting his tent settled, men under marching orders, no passes to be approved until Gen. Brooks returns.

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          Title:   Edward P. Stone to John F. Stone

          Creator:  Stone, Edward P., 1830-1920

          Date:  1861-12-19

          Resource type:   correspondence

          Topics include preparing for the funerals of the men who died from sickness.

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            Title:   John M. Stone to Family

            Creator:  Stone, John M., 1835-1915

            Date:  1861-11-30

            Resource type:   correspondence

            Topics include a number of deaths in the regiment from sickness.

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              Title:   John M. Stone to Family

              Creator:  Stone, John M., 1835-1915

              Date:  1861-12-[09]

              Resource type:   correspondence

              Topics include the health of the regiment and numerous deaths.

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