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Almus Stevens

Residence Warren VT; 30 years old.
Enlisted on 8/25/1862 as a Private
On 10/10/1862 he mustered into "B" Co. VT 13th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 7/21/1863 at Brattleboro, VT
Other Information:
born in Warren, VT
died 5/1/1909 in Warren, VT

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
- Roster of Vermont Volunteers During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66
- History of the 13th Vermont Volunteers
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was born in Warren; enlisted from that town and has lived there
ever since. He was 30 years old at enlistment. I think that he
enjoyed good health while in the service. At the battle of
Gettysburg he had his rubber blanket rolled tightly and the ends
were crossed on his breast and tied with a string. A single man
in the Rebel ranks was seen to raise his gun and fire. The
bullet struck the rubber blanket in front of Stevens' breast
nearly at the point where the ends were crossed and made 19
holes through the blanket but Stevens was not injured in the

Source: History of the 13th Regiment Vermont Volunteers

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