Pitts, Benjamin F.
Age: 0, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 123rd NY INF
Service: 123rd NY INF
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Birth: 09/12/1839, Unknown
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 34622138
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/11/1865; widow Melisua M., 1/13/1900, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
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Benjamin F. Pitts
Rutland Daily Herald, Jan. 1, 1900:
Benjamin F. Pitts died at his home on Baxter street yesterday morning at 8.45 o'clock after an illness of three days.
Mr. Pitts was 60 years of age, having been born at Granville, N.Y., in 1839. He came toRutland in 1864, and lived here until his death. Soon after he arrived in this city he was employed as wood turner in the old Ripley mills, where he worked for 10 years. Later he was marble turner for the Columbian Marble company. He served in company K, 123d New York volunteers, during the civil war. He entered the employ of Moseley & Stoddard Manufacturing company when they started business inRutland, and had worked for them until last Thursday, when he was taken sick. He leaves a wife, two sisters, Mrs. George Scoville and Mrs. Albert Scoville, and a brother, Rollin Pitts, all of this city. He was a member of Roberts post, No. 14, Grand Army of the Republic.
Private services will be held at the house Wednesday afternoon at 1.30 o'clock. The funeral will be held at the Methodist church at 2 o'clock. Roberts post will have charge of the services. The burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.
Contributed by Jen Snoots.