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Willis, Orrin


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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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


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

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


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.