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Fernette, William


Age: 18, credited to Bridport, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/12/63, m/i 12/16/63, Pvt, Co. K, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. A 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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Birth: 01/01/1845, Schroon, NY
Death: 12/11/1927

Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: 632
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 17256118


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/11/1891, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: See John R. Fisher's site for additional details on this soldier

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Report courtesy of John R. Fisher


North Adams Transcript
Monday - 12 Dec 1927


Bennington, Vt., Dec. 12 (AP) - Two veterans, William Fernette and Azro Bradish, died Sunday at the Vermont Soldiers Home.

Fernette, 82, born in Schroon, NY, was a member of Company K, 11th Vermont Infantry. He enlisted at Ticonderoga, NY, Dec. 18, 1863, and was discharged in Maryland Aug. 25, 1865. Burial will be in Burlington.

Bradish was 85 years old, a native of Chester and was a member of Company I, 9th Vermont Infantry. He enlisted at Chester September 3, 1864, and was discharged at Richmond, Va., June 13, 1865. Interment will be at Proctorsville.

The death of the two veterans reduces the number of Civil war soldiers at the home to 17.

Contributed by Erik Hinckley.