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Willey, Frederick J.


Age: 23, credited to Northfield, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, PVT, Co. F, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61

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Birth: abt 1838, Vermont
Death: 08/15/1865

Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 166220539


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow L. Emma, 11/9/1891, 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: None


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Mount Hope Cemetery, Northfield, VT

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A drunken man named Frederick Willey was run over by a freight train near Northfield depot on Tuesday and was so badly injured that he died in a short time. He was put off the train and in attempting to get on after the train had started he fell on the track and eight cars passed over him.

Source: Vermont Record, September 2, 1865.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.