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Button, William Harvey


Age: 20, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/19/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. K, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63 [College: MC 61]

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Birth: 02/07/1842, Wallingford, VT
Death: 08/30/1870

Burial: West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 38612701


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Emma F., 12/2/1889, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: MC
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia


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West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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William H. Button

Rutland Daily Herald, Sept. 1, 1870
We regret to announce the death of William Harvey Button, Esq., of East Saginaw, Mich., which took place at Middlebury, Wednesday morning, August 31st.
Mr. Button was the son of the late Hon. Harvey Button, and was born at Wallingford, February 7th, 1842. He graduated at Middlebury College, and studied law with his father, and also with Artemas Waldo, Esq., of Port Henry, N.Y., and was admitted to the bar in Rutland county in September, 1864.
In March, 1865, he removed to Michigan and opened an office in the city of East Saginaw, where he commenced the practice of his profession, with a constantly increasing business.

Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.