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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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