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Wait, Arnold P.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Dorset, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 12/11/61, m/i 2/12/62, CPL, Co. D, 7th VT INF, reen 2/16/64, pr SGT 10/1/62, pr 1SGT 5/1/63, comn 1LT 2/28/65 (4/5/65), m/o 8/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 01/11/1834, Danby, VT
Death: 12/30/1918

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 62880301

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/7/1879
Portrait?: VHS Collections
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

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Karen Rita Waite Calie, Orlando, FL

4th Great Grandfather of Earlene Ann Johnson Hopkins, Hardwick, VT

5th Great Grandfather of Margo Dae Johnson, Hardwick, VT

Great Grandfather of Conrad Wallace Waite, Orlando, FL

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection

Arnold P. Wait

Rutland Daily Herald, Dec. 31, 1918:

Arnold P. Wait, a veteran of the Civil war and a member of Roberts post, G.A.R., died yesterday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. R.S. Rowe, 15 Adams street, after a long illness from cancer. Mr. Wait was born in Danby, January 11, 1834. He enlisted as corporal in Company D, 7th Vermont infantry, December 11, 1861, and was promoted to sergeant, October 1, 1862, and to first lieutenant, February 28, 1865. Mr. Wait was married on February 17, 1862, to Hilda Turner, at Shoreham. She died two years ago. He is survived by seven sons and daughters, Wallace H. Wait, Mrs. L.S. Bailey and Mrs. Rowe of Rutland, Charles Wait of Brandon, Mrs. Abbott Case of Plattsburg, N.Y., Mrs. A.A. Courcelle of Rutland and Wilbur Wait of Brandon. He is also survived by 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the house. The burial will be in Evergreen cemetery, the G.A.R. ritual being read at the grave.

Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.