Collins, Henry Wallace
Age: 25, credited to Stockbridge, VTVITALS
Birth: 1834, Stockbridge, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Village Cemetery, Pittsfield, VT
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Henry lived in Stockbridge from birth to 1880, except for war service. He subsequently moved to Pittsfield until his death in 1911. He married Henrietta Rogers, born 1837, and had one daughter, Jessie, born 23 Aug 1863. He contracted Malaria and rheumatism at Harrisons Landing, Va and was transferred to the hospital in Burlington, Vt. He was charged with desertion 30 Jun 1863 which was resolved when it was found he was in the hospital. He was transferred to the Invalid Corps on 30 Sep 1863 and discharged 14 Oct 1864. He started receiving a pension in 1877, and from 1891 he was receiving 12 dollars a month. After the war he was a farmer; before was a woodsorter and was 5 ft 4 in. tall. Henry died 6 Jan 1911, Henrietta in 1912.
Contributed by James O'Hearne, Henry's 3rd great-grandson.
Henry A. Collins, an old-time resident of this place, died recently at Pittsfield. where he has lived for the past year. He was a much-respected citizen and had many friends. He leaves a widow, a daughter, and a grandchild, to whom he was much attached. Mrs. Collins is staying for the present with Mr. and Mrs. McGowan.
Barre Daily Times, Jan. 23, 1911
Courtesy of Deanna French