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Willis, Orrin

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Barton, VT
Unit(s): 2nd USSS
Service: enl 10/10/61, m/i 11/9/61, PVT, Co. E, 2nd USSS, m/o 2/4/63; enl at Fine, NY to serve 1 yr, and m/i as pvt, Co F 193rd NY INF, 4/4/65; m/o with co 1/66, at Harper's Ferry, WV

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VITALS

Birth: Abt 1844, Barton, VT
Death: 12/24/1893

Burial: Welcome O. Brown Cemetery, Barton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Bev Lasure
Findagrave Memorial #: 77580649

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/13/1880; widow Ida M., 1/17/1893, VT; minor, 2/27/1894, 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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Welcome O. Brown Cemetery, Barton, VT

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Obituary

The remains of Orrin Willis, who died with consumption on the 24th, were taken to Barton on the 26th for burial. Mr. Willis was a soldier, an honest, industrious man, a good neighbor and citizen. He leaves a wife and four children, besides other relatives to mourn his loss.

Source: Orleans County Monitor, January 2, 1893
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.