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Estes, Otis VanBuren
Age: 25, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, SGT, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, pr 1SGT, 5/21/62, comn 2LT, 10/17/62 (11/5/62), wdd, Spotsylvania, 5/12/64, m/o 6/29/64
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Birth: 06/29/1835, Bennington, VT
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, St. Petersburg, FL
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 44910133
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: Italo Collection, VHS Collections, USAHEC off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Greenwood Cemetery, St. Petersburg, FL
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FUNERAL OF OTIS V. ESTES
The body of Sergeant Otis V. Estes, of 411 Fourth avenue south, who died on Saturday morning in the city hospital, was interred yesterday afternoon with full military honors. His pall-bearers were civil war veterans and after the remains were lowered into the grave taps were sounded by John Goodnough, of the St. Petersburg band. The Rev. C. E. Harrington officiated at the services and William F. Armstrong had charge of the funeral arrangements. Interment was made in Greenwood cemetery.
Source: Tampa Bay Times, July 17, 1917
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.