Lieut Lorenzo D. Stacy

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Lieut Lorenzo D. Stacy

Porter, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Death 8 Sep 1896 (aged 69)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Kezar Falls, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Plot A-005
Memorial ID 36228296 · View Source
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He Saw Much of the War and Served
With Distinction.

Capt Lorenzo D. Stacy died at his home, Dimmock St, Roxbury, early last evening. He was born in Porter, Me, Nov 19, 1828. He was mustered into the service in Co K. 23d Maine volunteers, in September, 1862 for nine months, and was orderly sergeant until February, 63, when ho was promoted to second lieutenant.

After his term expired he wan reenlisted in Co B, 29th Maine volunteers, for three years, of which company he was appointed second lieutenant in January ‘64.

Subsequently he was appointed first lieutenant of Co F, but was not mustered in on account of the small number of men.

In March ‘68, he was commissioned first lieutenant by brevet, and later in the month was made captain of the company.

For a considerable time and at various stations he held the others of provost marshal and provost judge, and was for a time in command of fort Russell at Hilton Head, S.C. He was with Gen Banks on the Red river expedition and Gen Sherman in the Shenandoah valley.

He was in the battles of Snaggy Point and Mausura Plains, La, at Opequon, Fisher's Hill and Cedar Creek, Va. And was mustered out of the service at Hilton Head, S.C., June 21, 1886.

At the close of the war he entered into mercantile life, soon after drifting into a civil position. He was for four years deputy sheriff of Oxford county, Maine, and served eight years as sheriff. He was a member of post 200, G. A. R. Besides a widow, Mr. Stacy leaves two children, Mrs. E. A. Cowan of Roxbury and Mr. M. Leland Stacy of Melrose. The funeral will take place on Thursday morning at 10 o'clock at his late home, and the interment will be at Porter, Me.

Boston Daily Globe, September 9, 1896, Page 7

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Lorenzo D. Stacy (19 Nov 1826–8 Sep 1896), Find a Grave Memorial no. 36228296, citing Riverside Cemetery, Kezar Falls, Oxford County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Bonnie Huish (contributor 46938507) .