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Willey, John E.


Age: 26, credited to Chester, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 16th VT INF, 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. E, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/23/62, 3SGT, Co. C, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63; enl 12/1/63, m/i 12/25/63, Pvt, Co. C, 1st VT CAV, pow, Stony Creek, 6/29/64, Andersonville, prld 11/30/64, d/dis 12/18/64, Camp Parole, Annapolis, MD (diarrhoea)

See Legend for expansion of abbreviations


Birth: 1835, Cavendish, VT
Death: 12/18/1864

Burial: Proctor Cemetery, Cavendish, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/3/1866
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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Proctor Cemetery, Cavendish, VT

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List of Arrivals and Changes at Annapolis, Md., of Paroled Prisoners Since Last Report.
At First Division Hospital
From Savannah
Dec. 1. John Willey, 1st cav., A, chr. diar., died Dec. 17.

Source: Burlington Daily Times, December 30, 1864.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.