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Bemis, Willard M.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 34, credited to Londonderry, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/30/62, m/i 9/1/62, CPL, Co. G, 11th VT INF, pr SGT 12/27/63, pow, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, prld 2/17/65, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 828, Townshend, VT
Death: 11/24/1876

Burial: Rest Haven Cemetery, Londonderry, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 121213433

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/23/1874; widow Semira, 11/11/1878
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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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BURIAL:

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Rest Haven Cemetery, Londonderry, VT

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Obituary

SOUTH LONDONDERRY

Mr. Willard Bemis died last Friday after a lingering illness. His funeral was largely attended, on Sunday, at the Baptist church. Mr. Bemis was a Union soldier in the war of the late rebellion.

Source: Vermont Journal, December 16, 1876
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.