Hall, William D.
Age: 18, credited to Springfield, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 10/2/63, m/i 10/7/63, Pvt, Co. M, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 6/25/64, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, m/o 5/25/65, Rev. on tombstone
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Birth: 01/17/1845, Springfield, VT
Burial: Jacksonville Cemetery, Whitingham, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 80681060
Alias?: None noted
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)
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Jacksonville Cemetery, Whitingham, VT
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William D. Hall, son of Edward and Augusta Hall, was born in Springfield, Vt., Jan. 17, 1845. He enlisted from Springfield Oct. 2, 1863, and was mustered out October 7 in Company M, 11 Vt. Vols. Was promoted to Corporal June 25, 1864 and discharged May 25, 1865. He came to Whitingham to preach for the Baptist church in the fall of 1872. Jan. 15 1873 he joined the church and was ordained June 12, 1873. He married Tillie VanValer and lived in the house now owned and occupied by A. A. Butterfield, where his son Willie, was born January 5, 1874 and his wife died January 10 and the child February 2, 1874. He was married to Miss Nellie M. Haynes, January 19, 1875 by A. A. Butterfield. After he closed his labors in Whitingham in 1874 he moved to Nebraska. He started to come east by way of Atlantic City, stopping a few days with his oldest daughter, who is a missionary in Buffalo, N. Y., and was taken sick and died Sept. 22. Burial was in this place, Sept. 26, beside his first wife and child. Prayer at the grave was offered by A. A. Butterfield. His brother, wife's brother and two daughters attended the burial, his wife being unable to attend. Funeral services were held at his late home in Sargent, Neb., conducted by the G. A. R.
Source: Deerfield Valley Times, Oct. 7, 1910
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.