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Wells, Willis Taylor

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 42, credited to Jericho, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/10/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. F, 13th VT INF, dis/dsb 1/24/63 (rheumatism)

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VITALS

Birth: 01/14/1821, Richmond, VT
Death: 05/15/1889

Burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Huntington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 27450621

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Esther, 6/6/1889, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
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: 13th Vt. History off-site

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Maplewood Cemetery, Huntington, VT

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Biography

WILLIS T. WELLS

Enlisted from Jericho, Vt., September 10, 1862 at the age of 42 years. Mustered into the service October 10, 1862. Owing to the severe duties of a soldier's life and advanced age he soon became crippled with rheumatism and discharged for disability, February 2, 1863. A shoemaker by trade. Married and had a family. Died at Starksboro, Vt., May 15, 1889.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 584