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Age: 22, credited to Shaftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT LARTY, 2nd VT LARTY
Service: enl 12/10/61, m/i 2/18/62, PVT, 1st VT LARTY BTRY, dis/dsb 9/9/62; enl 8/19/64, m/i 8/19/64, PVT, 2nd VT LARTY BTRY, m/o 7/31/65
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Birth: 02/15/1839, Shaftsbury, VT
Burial: Shaftsbury Village Cemetery, Shaftsbury, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/15/1879
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Shaftsbury Village Cemetery, Shaftsbury, VT
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Levi Hill Dies
Levi Hill, a civil war veteran, aged 85 years, died at his home in South Shaftsbury Sunday morning.
At the age of 22, he enlisted from south Shaftsbury in the first battery of the Vermont light artillery and served until Sept. 9, 1862, when he was discharged for disability. He returned to Arlington and on August 19, 1864, re-enlisted this time in the second battery of the Vermont artillery. He served until the end of the war and was mustered out July 31, 1865. He is survived by one brother, David Hill of Wichita, Kan., and one sister, Mrs. Julia Burke of Arlington, one son-in-law, Helbert Putnam, and two grand-children, Guy and Ford Putnam of South Shaftsbury.
The deceased was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic.
Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. W. H. Gould officiating. Burial was in South Shaftsbury.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, June 25, 1924
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.