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Abbott, Peter M.


Age: 19, credited to Barnet, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 8/12/62, m/i 9/22/62, PVT, Co. K, 3rd VT INF, pr CPL, pr SGT 8/31/64, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/3/64, m/o 6/19/65, letter/italo

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Birth: 1843, Barnet, VT
Death: 09/08/1922

Burial: Walter Harvey Cemetery, Barnet, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 21138645


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/22/1880
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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Walter Harvey Cemetery, Barnet, VT

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North Ryegate

After a brief illness Peter M. Abbott passed away Sept. 8. He was born in Barnet, May 27, 1843 and the most of his life was spent in this vicinity. He enlisted Aug. 13, 1862 in Co. K, 3d Vt. Volunteers and was (as far as we know) the last Civil War veteran living in Ryegate.

The funeral was held Monday afternoon at the R.P. church and many relatives and friends were present. The services were conducted by Rev. E. W.Puffer of Groton assisted by Rev. D.B. Elsey.

The bearers were James Achilles, Frank Page,, Lee Somers and Martin Whitehill. Interment was in the Walter Harvey cemetery.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian–Record, Sept. 21, 1922
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.