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Gillett, Henry Oliver


Age: 26, credited to Whitingham, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: comn 1LT, Co. F, 16th VT INF, 9/3/62 (10/12/62), m/o 8/10/63 (post-war COL in Vt. Militia)

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Birth: 12/18/1836, Readsboro, VT
Death: 12/19/1877

Burial: Sadawga Cemetery, Whitingham, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 80680448


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/16/1879
Portrait?: VHS Collections
College?: Not Found
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: None


3rd Great Grandfather of Brian L. Malone, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Sadawga Cemetery, Whitingham, VT

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VHS - Reunion Society Collection


Col. Henry Oliver Gillett, of Whitingham, died Wednesday, Dec. 19th, at the age of 41 years, the day before his death. He had held various offices in his town, and was first Lieutenant in the 16th Vermont volunteers. He was also a member of the present legislature, in which he served during the last session with much good common sense, credit to himself and satisfaction to his constituents at home, and his fellow members, as well as many other friends and acquaintances, will learn of his death in the prime of life as most unexpected and with heartfelt sorrow.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, December 29, 1877
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.