Biography of C. H. Stockwin
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Stockwin, C. H., Ogdensburg, was born in England, October 13, 1842, and came to this country in April, 1862. Prior to this he had learned the silversmith's trade and worked at it for a short time. He was only nineteen years of age when landing in America and immediately hired out to a blacksmith in Niles, Ohio. He remained with him but two months, as just at this period the war broke out and Mr. Stockwin was among the first to go to the front. He served one year in the 105th Ohio Regiment and on account of physical disability received his discharge at Murfresboro, Tennessee. Returning home be recuperated and reenlisted in the 5th New Hampshire Vols., in which regiment he served two years and participated in all the battles, from the battle of the Wilderness until the close of the war, coming out with the commission of second lieutenant. His regiment was in the 1st Brigade, 1st Division of the 2d Army Corps. After the close of the war Mr. Stockwin was returning to Niles via Ogdensburg. Upon arriving here he was much pleased with this city, where he decided to settle. In 1865 he married Louisa Munro who died in 1868, leaving two children, both of whom are living. Sometime afterwards he married Fidelia Munro, a sister of his first wife, and they have three children. Mr. Stockwin has held the position of superintendent of S. G. Pope's business in Ogdensburg for the past seven years. He is a prominent member of the G. A. R., a Knight of Templar.

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A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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