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 John Hubbard Stevens

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John Hubbard Stevens

Birth
Death
17 Jan 1915 (aged 74–75)
Acton, York County, Maine, USA
Burial
Acton, York County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID
136153512 View Source

Promoted to Full 1st Sergeant on 01 Sep 1861.Enlisted in Company E, Maine 5th Infantry Regiment on 24 Jun 1861.Promoted to Full Sergeant.Promoted to Full 2nd Lieutenant on 15 Jun 1862.Promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant on 15 Jun 1863.Mustered out on 17 Mar 1865.

Sources: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of MaineGAR Dept of Massachusetts 1866-1947 (Sargent)Research by Brian HeintzelmanResearch by Jack Lundquist

Biography: This soldier took a small detail of men out of camp to find bricks for use in building fireplaces on December 14, 1863, near Wellford's Ford, VA. All of them were captured by guerillas. He was taken to Libby Prison where he was held until being transferred to Macon, Ga., and from there to Camp Asylum, Columbia, South Carolina. He was released at Northeast Ferry, North Carolina on March 1, 1865, and on March 16, 1865 was reported by the New York Times to have arrived in Annapolis on the steamer Sedgewick, with 500 others. He was discharged the same day. Stevens died on January 17, 1915 in Acton, Maine in his 75th year. (The middle initial "H." was for Hubbard.) A book entitled John H. Stevens, Civil War Diary was published in 1997 by Wilson's Printers, written by Gladys Stevens Stuart and Adelbert M. Jakeman, Jr

Promoted to Full 1st Sergeant on 01 Sep 1861.Enlisted in Company E, Maine 5th Infantry Regiment on 24 Jun 1861.Promoted to Full Sergeant.Promoted to Full 2nd Lieutenant on 15 Jun 1862.Promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant on 15 Jun 1863.Mustered out on 17 Mar 1865.

Sources: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of MaineGAR Dept of Massachusetts 1866-1947 (Sargent)Research by Brian HeintzelmanResearch by Jack Lundquist

Biography: This soldier took a small detail of men out of camp to find bricks for use in building fireplaces on December 14, 1863, near Wellford's Ford, VA. All of them were captured by guerillas. He was taken to Libby Prison where he was held until being transferred to Macon, Ga., and from there to Camp Asylum, Columbia, South Carolina. He was released at Northeast Ferry, North Carolina on March 1, 1865, and on March 16, 1865 was reported by the New York Times to have arrived in Annapolis on the steamer Sedgewick, with 500 others. He was discharged the same day. Stevens died on January 17, 1915 in Acton, Maine in his 75th year. (The middle initial "H." was for Hubbard.) A book entitled John H. Stevens, Civil War Diary was published in 1997 by Wilson's Printers, written by Gladys Stevens Stuart and Adelbert M. Jakeman, Jr


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