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tam, Gettysburg, Mine Run, in the General S. J. Anderson, J. S. Palmer, Wilderness, in front of Petersburg, Judge Goddard, and Samuel F. Giband with Sheridan's raid around
He studied law with Judge Richmond. He was wounded slightly Appleton, and opened a law office in twice, but not enough to disable bim. Lovell in 1847. He came to FryeThe hardest service that he ever saw burg in 1864, was a member of the was with Dahlgren in his famous national Democratic convention in raid around Richmond. Mr. Eveleth 1868, 1876, and 1884 ; was county was a very quiet man, congenial and attorney in 1853. 1854, and 1855; pleasant, and during his long years of candidate for congress several times, service in the post-office was very and overseer of Bowdoin college, and popular. While his health permitted president of the board of trustees of he was prominent in city affairs. He Fryeburg academy; reporter of dewas an ex-commander of the Grand cisions, and published volumes sixtyArmy post of Colorado Springs, and nine and seventy of the Maine reone year was senior vice-commander ports. Enlisted as major in the of the Department of Colorado and Twelfth Maine regiment in 1861, and Wyoming. He leaves a widow, but was in service at New Orleans one no children.
year; was taken sick with fever, and was discharged. In 1850 he married
Mary J. Ellis, by whom he had two Robert Gilpatrick, a life-long resi- children, Alice 0., and Edward E. dent of Waldoboro, and a veteran of Hastings of the law firm of D. R. the Sixteenth Maine Volunteers, died Hastings & Son. His widow and April 3, 1896, aged seventy-one years. children survive bim. Until his Mr. Gilpatrick was a gentleman who health began to decline, several years had many friends. He leaves a widow and five children, Evander and John active and enterprising man.
ago, Major Hastings R. of Waterville, William of Lansing, Mich., Mrs. S. M. Doe of Rockland,
JAMES HAWLEY. and Miss Clyde Gilpatrick of Waldo
The news of the sudden death at boro, who were all present at the Portsmouth of James Hawley was funeral, excepting William. A de peculiarly sad intelligence to
the tachment of Borneman post, G. A. writer of this paragraph, whose R., attended the funeral, and the fortune it had been for a number of casket was draped with the American
years to be closely associated in flag.
official business with the deceased,
and for whom he entertained the Hon. David R. Hastings died at highest respect and esteem. James Fryeburg, Jan. 13, 1896. Major Hawley was a genuine man, true as Hastings was born in Bethel, Aug. steel in every relation of life, and so 25, 1823, and was a member of the cheery, intelligent, and companionfamous Bowdoin college class of '44, able as to render the association having for classmates Judge Virgin, peculiarly pleasurable. For nearly
HON. DAVID R. HASTINGS.
thirty years he has been an employé has patiently and lovingly cared for at the Custom House, connected with him. Mr. Hovey was a man of a the weigher and gauger's department. very genial and happy disposition, Socially, he was justly held in high and a devoted Christian. His Chrisesteem in all the circles in which he tian character was beautifully exemmoved. In Bosworth Post, G. A. R., plified during the later days of his he was deservedly popular. For a life, for though blind and a great quarter of a century he was on the sufferer he ever cheerful and burial committee of the Post, and if happy. The interment was in charge the amount of genuine benevolent of Russell Post, G. A. R., of which work which he has performed in he was a worthy member. He the caring for the sick and the burial joined the Post in May, 1884, but of the dead is duly credited to him on owing to illness was unable to attend the books of the recording angel, its meetings for several years past. surely will the spirit receive most
WILLIAM L. HYDE. cordial greeting in the resurrection world. The deceased leaves a wife, Chaplain William Lyman Hyde two daughters, and a son. The chil- peacefully and painlessly entered into dren are finely educated. One daugh- rest eternal July 31, 1896. His birth ter has graduated at the Gorham occurred Dec. 27, 1819, at Bath, Me. Normal school, and is now teaching He was graduated from Bowdoin in Brooklyn, N. Y. Deceased had college in 1842, and afterwards from just passed his sixtieth birthday. the Theological seminary, and in He was in the U. S. Navy during the 1849 was ordained a Presbyterian
His native place was Bridge. minister. port, Conn., where resides the aged In 1852 he married Frances Elizamother, ninety-two years of age, whom beth Rice at Wiscasset, Me.
In he has taken great pains to visit every 1856 he removed to Dunkirk, N. Y., year, and for whose care and comfort and served the Presbyterian church he was always solicitous.
there as pastor until he went to the war as chaplain of the One Hundred
and Twelfth regiment, N. Y. inLewis Edward Hovey died April fantry, in which capacity he remained 23, 1896, at Skowhegan, in his sixty- until the regiment was mustered out seventh year.
In the year 1864 he at the close of the strife. Afterwards enlisted in the Seventh Unassigned he was pastor of churches at Ripley infantry, and served until the end of and Sherman, and still later principal the war. Mr. Hovey leaves three of the public schools at Ovid. He children, one daughter, who resides came to Jamestown twelve years ago, in Dexter, Me., the other two resid- where he has since resided. Mrs. ing in Skowhegan,-Mr. Fred Hovey Hyde's death occurred May 17, 1892. and Mrs. Nellie Vosmus. During He is survived by two sons and a these many years of Mr. Hovey's daughter : Henry Warren Hyde, infirmity his daughter, Mrs. Vosmus, M. D., of Cripple Creek, Col., and
LEWIS E. HOVEY.
CAPTAIN PARKER T. RIVERS.
Frederick William Hyde of James- Mary Tyler, who died a few years town, and Mrs. Sanford C. Meddick ago. About sixty years ago, he of Ovid; one brother, Henry A. came to Belfast, and engaged in the Hyde, resides at Bath, Me.
boot and shoe industry, employing Chaplain Hyde was a zealous com- several men, which business he conrade of the Grand Army of the Re- tinued until within a few years. He public, and had for a number of years had a family of five children, one of prior to his death been chaplain of whom, Mrs. Jonas B. Ferguson, surPost James M. Brown, 285, of James- vives him. He represented his ward town. In May last at Utica he was as alderman in the city government elected chaplain of the department of two years, and filled the local offices New York state.
When the war broke out, he joined the Nineteenth regi
ment, Maine Infantry, and became its Samuel Libby enlisted July 24, drum-major. 1862, in Company E, Eleventh Maine Infantry; discharged August 7, 1863, at Newbern. N. C., from hospital; Captain Parker T. Rivers died was drafted September, 1864, in November 9, 1896, at the Soldiers' Company D, Ninth Maine Infantry, Home, Togus, aged 52 years, 7 and was discharged from hospital at months. He was born in St. George, Beaufort, N. C., June 30, 1865. His Knox county, and was a veteran of death was caused by diseased liver the late war, member of First Maine and respiratory organs, contracted in Cavalry, Company B.
He was the service, Nov. 18, 1895; aged true soldier, serving nearly three sixty-five years. He was the son of years, and was in the hospital for Benjamin and Susan (Knowles) eight months with typhoid fever. Libby of Corinna. He married Char- After the war, he followed the sea, lotte A. Crowell of Dexter, Me., who and was one of the most successful survives him, with three daughters, – commanders sailing out of the KenMrs. Eugene Waldron of Malden, nebec, establishing a record in the Mass., Mrs. Frank Ames, and Mrs. hard pine trade while in the schooner Charles L. Quimby, and six grand- Satilla. He was afterwards in comchildren, all boys.
mand of the Carrie S. Bailey and Belle Higgins, and during the last
six years of service was in the NorDaniel R. Maddocks died at his mandy. home in Belfast, April 23, 1896, aged Last year he had a paralytic shock, 85 years. He was born in Boothbay, and was obliged to retire. A short Me., and is the last of a large family time ago, he was admitted to the of children. When about ten years Soldiers' Home, and later he was of age, he moved to Freedom, where granted an original pension. he spent the earlier portion of his He leaves a widow and one daughlife, and where he married Miss ter, who reside in Bath. The re
DANIEL R. MADDOCKS.
mains were taken there for inter
THEODORE SAUNDERS. ment. DR. ALFRED P. ROGERS.
Hon. Theodore Saunders died July Dr. Rogers was born in Belfast, 3, at the Soldiers' hospital in Togus.
It was a sudden apoplectic attack, Me., June 20, 1837, and died at his home in Canon City, Col.
, April 26, and ended life in an hour and a half.
Mr. Saunders died at the advanced 1896. He was
converted at the early age of eleven, and united with age of nearly 87. In his last days the Methodist Episcopal church, in
he was totally blind. His faculties
were unobscured to the last. which he remained faithful until God
Mr. Saunders was at one time a called him to join the Church Tri
student in Colby university, in the umphant. In 1861, he enlisted in Company B,
same class with John Bradbury, who has preceded him a little.
He was a First Maine Cavalry, but by a fall
man of natural gifts and large intellifrom a horse was disabled for service, and in consequence was honorably gence, and able to express himself
well before an audience. discharged from the army. In 1864, he was united in marriage of the selectmen in Waterville, and
Before the war he was chairman with Miss Sarah McCann, of Ashland, Me. Two daughters were born superintendent of the Congregational to them, the younger of whom died Sunday-school. He was a sergeant in infancy; the older, Mrs. Ida in the War of the Rebellion, after
which he went to Colorado, where Waters, has been permitted, all
he at one time owned considerable through these days and weeks of pain, to minister in love to her de mining property. While in Colorado,
he took a part in politics, and was a voted father.
He In 1876, Dr. Rogers began the member of the state senate. practice of medicine in Washington,
leaves a brother in Augusta and a
wife in Waterville. His children D. C. After twelve years of successful work, he was compelled, on account of failing health, to seek a change of climate.
Mr. Spratt had been a great sufDr. Rogers's faithfulness and devo- ferer from asthma ever since his distion to his church made him a valu- charge from the service, but the able helper in all its work. His immediate cause of his death was counsel was sought in all matters of Bright's disease. He was fully conbusiness; his aid was given to every scious until within four days of his movement touching the progress of death, and made full arrangements Christ's kingdom in our midst. Be- for everything, in view of his decause of these things, many mourn parture. When talking with him, I their loss, but none are so bereft as asked him if he had any message for the devoted wife, in her loneliness, his old comrades; he said, “Tell the and the loving daughter, with her boys that I had hoped to meet them family.
at their next reunion, but the Master
PHARON P. SPRATT.
orders it otherwise." His funeral 1876; William F., b. Feb. 3, 1878; was largely attended at his home, Jessie H., b. Dec. 2, 1879; Josie B., services by the Rev. Mr. Pember, b. Feb. 13, 1882; Emma F., b. Nov. of the First Universalist church of 16, 1884 ; George H., b. Nov. 6, Bangor, with the flag of his country 1888. After his discharge, June 24, draped about his casket, and the 1865, he was in business at Natick, Grand Army service. As his pastor Mass., and resided there until 1879, remarked, he was “a devoted hus- when he returned to Camden and band, an upright, honest citizen, a bought his father's farm. devoted Christian, and loyal soldier."
G. F. STETSON. He died at Eddington, January, 1896. He enlisted January 4, 1864,
George F. Stetson died July 23, in Company G, First D. C. Cavalry; 1896, at his home in Rockland, at the was transferred, with others in his age of fifty-eight years.
Mr. Stetson was a member of Comregiment, to the First Maine Cavalry, and was assigned to Company I. pany C, Fourth Maine, and had a He served until mustered out june splendid war record, being one of the 20, 1865.
heroes of Gettysburg. At that battle
he received a gunshot wound in the FRANKLIN L. START.
throat and fell head downward on a Franklin L. Start, who was a mem- grassy slope. Here he was found by ber of Company F, Twenty-Sixth the late Josiah C. Spear, who gave Maine Infantry, and Company B, him up for dead, and turning him so Maine Coast Guard, died at Camden, he would rest easier, placed a knapApril 14. 1896, from disease incurred sack under his head and bade him in the service. He moved from Na- farewell. Mr. Stetson taken tick, Mass., a number of years ago, prisoner by the Confederates and reand spent nearly the whole of his life covered to be paroled. upon his farm on Lake City road,
The deceased was a rigger by trade, Camden, and for one season was pro- but for the past fifteen prietor of Lake City Inn.
been unable to work, being troubled a genial, whole-hearted, and honest constantly by the effects of the old man, and
the most wound, which finally resulted in his esteemed and respected citizens of death. his town. He was born in Cam- He was a man of high principles, bridge, Mass., in 1843. He leaves honest, upright, and industrious, and a widow, Annie S., who was the highly esteemed by his comrades and daughter of John and Mehitable by all who knew him. He leaves a (Richards) Horton, of Camden, who
widow. was born in March, 1845, and mar
ENOS MERRILL TOBEY. ried him November I, 1871; also Enos Merrill Tobey son of Lewis seven children: Eugenia A., b. Nov. and Phoebe (Parsons) Tobey, was 10, 1874, and m. E. L. Horton, June born in Whitefield, July 17, 1839, 30, 1894; Caroline F., b. June 8, where he resided until he was sixteen