Charles H Bain

Charles H Bain

Birth
Bristol, Addison County, Vermont, USA
Death 13 Jan 1917 (aged 77)
Bristol, Addison County, Vermont, USA
Burial Middlebury, Addison County, Vermont, USA
Plot Lot 80
Memorial ID 40798590 · View Source
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Civil War Veteran, Co E, 2nd United States Sharp Shooters,

Suggested edit: CHARLES H. BAIN.
Charles H. Bain, died Friday evening at his home on East street in Bristol. Heart failure was the cause of death. Mr. Bain had been in poor health for some months, though Friday he was apparently as well as usual. The death summons came suddenly while he was talking with his physician. Mr. Bain was born July 8, 1839, in South Bristol, and passed his life in Bristol and Middlebury. About three years ago he moved to Bristol. He was a man of quiet disposition and was a good citizen and neighbor. He was twice married, his first wife dying some ten years ago His second wife was Mrs. Allce Bain Elliott, who survives, him, also three sons by his first marriage - Homer Bain of Middlebury, Dr. Burley C. Bain of Bentonville, Ark., and Gasca Bain of Denver, Colo. The funeral was held Monday morning at 10 o'clock from the house. Rev. G. A. Parker, pastor of the M. E. church, of which the deceased had been a member, officiated. The bearers were members of Bristol Grange. The burial was in the Case street cemetery in Middlebury. The services at the grave were conducted by William P. Runnel Post, G. A. R.
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Suggested edit: Bain, Charles H., Middlebury, was born in Bristol, Addison County, Vt., on July 6, 1839. His parents were Andrew and Harriett (Mills) Bain. Charles H. was educated in the common schools, and brought up to farming. In the fall of 1861 he enlisted in Company E, Second Regiment sharpshooters, and took part in the skirmish at the taking of Fredericksburgh in the spring of 1862. He was with General Auger's brigade under McDowell. When that brigade was being transferred by rail a collision occurred, in which about 100 men were injured, Mr. Bain among them. He was injured in the spine, sent to the hospital, and remained there nine months on duty as detail clerk, and orderly in distributing camp for several months, then transferred to veteran corps in the defenses at Washington till the expiration of term of services, which occurred on December 4, 1864. He was mustered out at Washington in December, and returned to civil life, and was married on February 7, 1865, to Emma Moor, who was a daughter of Chauncey Moor, of Middlebury, Vt. After his marriage he conducted the home place for six years, which he purchased in 1877, and now owns a fine place of 155 acres. They have three sons, Homer M., Burley C., and Gasca R.

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HISTORY OF ADDISON COUNTY V E R M O N T WITH ILLUSTRATIONS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF SOME OF ITS PROMINENT MEN AND PIONEERS
EDITED BY H. P. SMITH SYRACUSE, N. Y., D. MASON & CO., PUBLISHERS 1886
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  • Created by: Alan Lathrop
  • Added: 17 Aug 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 40798590
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles H Bain (6 Jul 1839–13 Jan 1917), Find a Grave Memorial no. 40798590, citing Case Street Cemetery, Middlebury, Addison County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Alan Lathrop (contributor 47101383) .