Frequently identified as J. Newton Culver or Newton Culver. Parents' names from a suggestion.
James served as a musician in Company H, 11th Regiment, New Hampshire during the Civil War. James was living in Enfield, New Hampshire when he mustered in; some transcripts of those records suggest he was born in Enfield.
Newton later became a Captain in the Barlow Grays, St. Albans (Vermont) Company B, Vermont National Guard. It appears this is where he gained the title of Captain.
Deputy Collector and inspector of Customs in St. Albans for 16 years. Member of the Masons, and Commander of Frontier Post No. 70, GAR (Grand Army of the Republic).
An obituary was published in The Bethel Courier (Bethel, Vermont) on June 30, 1910 and in the St. Albans Daily Messenger (Saint Albans, Vermont) on June 21, 1910, and in other newspapers.
Rachel Frances Currier Culver
1839–1939 (m. 1864)
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