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Wilkins, William

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Clarendon, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 1/20/62, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. B, 7th VT INF, pow, Choctawotchie Bay, 2/9/64, Andersonville, prld 2/26/65, m/o 4/6/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1846, Pawlet, VT
Death: 03/21/1921

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT
Marker/Plot: 2-19
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 89527824

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/8/1887, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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 George Ross's letter to his brother published in the Rutland Weekly Herald, March 24, 1864.



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Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT

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Obituary

LUDLOW

William Wilkins Dead.

William Wilkins died at the sanitarium in Brattleboro Sunday morning. He had been a resident of Ludlow for more than 40 years. He was a veteran of the Civil war, enlisting from Clarendon in Co. B, 7th regiment, Vermont volunteers, February 12, 1862. He was taken prisoner February 9, 1864, and was an inmate of several different prisons in the South. He was paroled February 26, 1865, and mustered out April 6, 1865. He was a member of O. O. Howard post, No. 33, G.A.R. The funeral will be held at the Baptist church Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. W. B. Chase will officiate. Burial will be in the Village cemetery.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, May 3, 1921
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.