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Colby, Orrin Butler

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Fairfax, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 9/9/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. K, 5th VT INF, dsrtd 9/5/63, rtnd 10/13/63, m/o 9/15/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1843, Fairfax, VT
Death: 07/13/1914

Burial: Fairfax Plains Cemetery, Fairfax, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Lynn Gauthier
Findagrave Memorial #: 198904953

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/1/1886 (approved); widow Annie, 12/14/1922, VT, not approved
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: Died in Burlington, VT.

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Fairfax Plains Cemetery, Fairfax, VT

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Obituary

Orrin B. Colby

The body of Orrin B. Colby whose death occured here Saturday was taken today to Fairfax where the funeral and burial will take place. Mr. Colby was 72 years of age. Mr. Colby was a veteran of the Civil War, enlisting September 9, 1861, at Fairfax. Mr. Colby had recently made his home at the Arlington.

Source: Burlington Daily News, 14 Jul 1914

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