Whipple, Morrillo M.
Age: 19, credited to Morristown, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/1/63, m/i 7/11/63, PVT, Co. L, 11th VT INF, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/1/64, pr CPL 3/1/65, pr SGT 6/23/65, tr to Co, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/1/64, m/o 8/25/65
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Birth: 12/08/1843, Hyde Park, VT
Burial: Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Royalton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman
Findagrave Memorial #: 151949054
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/27/1865; widow Celestia A., 12/31/1906, VT
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)
Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career
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Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Royalton, VT
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Morillo M. Whipple, whose serious illness was noticed in last week's COURIER, passed away Thursday evening. Funeral services were held Sunday at his late residence on River street. Mr. Whipple was a prominent citizen of this vicinity for many years. He was a veteran of the Civil war and a member of Daniel Little post, No. 61, G.A.R., of which he was a past commander. He had been selectman in the town of Royalton and was elected lister in Bethel in 1905. He is survived by his wife.
Source: Bethel Courier, December 27, 1906
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.