BEV'S CIVIL WAR VETERANS~PAGE 9

BEV'S CIVIL WAR VETERANS~PAGE 9

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THEY WERE BORN, LIVED, WORKED AND/OR DIED IN STEVENS COUNTY

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    STONE, Samuel,
    Co. H 148 Pennsylvania Volunteers,
    b. November 5, 1849 Centre County, Pennsylvania,
    d. 1929

    Samuel Stone was born in Centre county,Pennsylvania,on November 5, 1849,the son of William and Elizabeth (Bowes) Stone,natives of Pennsylvania.

    When fifteen enlisted in the One Hundred and FORTY-eighth Pennsylvania Volunteers, Company H, and served seventeen months until the war closed. He fought in the battles of Wilderness, Cold Harbor, Spottsylvania, North Ann, Poe River, Deep Bottom and other small ones. He was present at the surrender of the southern troops under Lee and also participated in the grand review in Washington. He finally mustered out on July 9,1865.

    In 1873,Mr.Stone was handling an eight mule freight team into the Black Hills and followed it until 1879,when he journeyed to Texas,whence in 1890, he came to Stevens county. For two years he prospected and then selected his present estate and secured title partly by government rights and partly by purchase.
    In 1892,Mr.Stone married Miss Julia A. Paul.


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