Laddy, William W.
Age: 21, credited to Shelburne, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 12/30/63, m/i 1/4/64, Pvt, Co. F, 9th VT INF, tr to Co. B, 6/13/65, m/o 12/1/65
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Birth: 1843, Jay, NY
Burial: Grand View Cemetery, Addison, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 35984388
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)
Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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Grand View Cemetery, Addison, VT
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WILLIAM WALLACE LADDY
Middlebury, Dec. 23. – Funeral services for William Wallace Laddy, 92 year old Civil war veteran who died early yesterday morning at the home of William A. Rivers in Bridport, will be held at the Baptist church in Addison at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning.
Burial will be in the family lot in the East Addison cemetery.
Mr. Laddy was born in North Jay, N.Y., January 24, 1842, the son of James and Hannah Cobb Laddy. In 1859 he married Kate Conate of Addison, who died December 19, 1932. He enlisted in Company B, Ninth Regiment of Vermont on December 29, 1862, and served for three years, being honorably discharged December 1, 1865, at Portsmouth, Va.
Mr. Laddy was a resident of Addison for many years, but lived for the last two years at the Rivers home in Bridport. He was the last surviving Civil war veteran in this section.
Survivors are: One daughter, Mrs. Jennie E. Gravell; three sisters, Miss Ella Laddy, Miss Anna Laddy of Lynn, Mass., and Mrs. Angeline Shedrick of Ausable Forks, N.Y.; six grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Another sister, Mrs. Mattie Conley, died last month.
Source: Rutland Daily Herald, December 24, 1934
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.