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Pvt Elias B. Dow

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Pvt Elias B. Dow

Birth
Death 13 Feb 1872
Burial South Strafford, Orange County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 18475795 View Source
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Elias B. Dow

Residence Strafford VT;
Enlisted on 8/15/1862 as a Private.
On 9/22/1862 he mustered into "I" Co. VT 4th Infantry
He was discharged for disability on 7/1/1865

He was listed as:
POW 6/23/1864 Weldon Railroad, VA (Paroled)
Paroled 12/13/1864 (place not stated)
Intra Regimental Company Transfers:
2/25/1865 from company I to company F

Additional Information:
Granted an invalid pension in 1865.
Receiving $15 per month at time of his death.
Living in South Strafford, Vermont, on 1870 Federal census.
Died 2/13/1872.
Pension application states Dow came home [from Andersonville] with his health all broken down with chronic diarrhea of the bowels resulting in 3 shocks of apoplexy of the last of which he died.

Aurora Dow granted a widow's pension in 1872.

Sources: http://www.weldonrailroad.com/updates.html
http://www.civilwardata.com/active/hdsquery.dll?SoldierHistory?U&380741



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