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Pettee, Aurelius

Age: 32, credited to Dummerston, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 12/17/63, m/i 1/7/64, Pvt, Co. K, 9th VT INF, tr To Co. C, 6/13/65, m/o 12/1/65

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Birth: 12/18/1830, Wilmington, VT
Death: 12/26/1910

Burial: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Stephen R. Payne
Findagrave Memorial #: 117580348
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Nine Dummerston Soldiers, Co. K, 9th VVI
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)

Remarks: None

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Group Portrait

Members of Co. K, 9th Vermont, from Dummerston
(Gibson Collection)


AURELIUS PETTE, 80 died in his home at 60 Canal Street Wednesday afternoon after being confined to his bed about a week. . He had been an invalid with paralysis since 1898, and has been failing since November.

Mr. Pettee was born in Wilmington December 18, 1839, and after leaving school he learned the stone mason trade, which he followed several years. On October 23, 1854 he married Miss Calesta Mason of Newfane, who died in January, 1908.

On December 17, 1863 he enlisted in Company K, 9th Vermont Regiment, and fought in several engagements. He was transferred to Company C of the same regiment June 13, 1865, and was mustered out December 1, 1865.

For several years he had charge of the town agency, and was janitor of the town hall building, and for 25 years sold spectacles in this county, and in near by counties in N. H., and Mass. Since been stricken with paralysis he had been confined to a wheelchair. He lived many years in the Stebbins house on Canal Street, but recently moved to the Burnett house on the same street. Members of Company K have held their annual reunions at his home several years.

He leaves one sister, Mrs. Julia Bailey of Prospect Street, a son Arden, who was assistant treasurer of the Vermont Savings Bank, died September, 1909, a daughter, also deceased, was the wife of W. F. Goodrich of this town.

The funeral will be held in the home this afternoon at 2:30, Rev. Dr. J. R. Gow of the Baptist Church officiating. The burial will take place in Prospect Hill cemetery.

Mr. Pette was a member of Sedgwick post, and the Baptist Church, and was held in deep respect throughout the community.
Vermont Phoenix, December 30, 1910

Courtesy of Deanna French