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Petty, George A.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Warren, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT LARTY
Service: enl 8/8/64, m/i 8/8/64, PVT, 2nd VT LARTY BTRY, m/o 7/31/65

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VITALS

Birth: 01/21/1847, Holland, VT
Death: 06/12/1934

Burial: Plymouth Notch Cemetery, Plymouth, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 132452695

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
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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Plymouth Notch Cemetery, Plymouth, VT

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Obituary

George A. Petty, Civil War Veteran, Dies at Ludlow

Ludlow, June 13. George A. Petty, one of Ludlow's two surviving Civil war veterans, died at the home of his granddaughter, Mrs. William W. Brown, early Tuesday morning. He had been in ill health for some time. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Waldo Miner, Mason, O.; a brother, Horace L. Petty, Ludlow; two granddaughters, Mrs. Arthur Adams of Southington, Conn., and Mrs. William W. Brown, Ludlow, and a grandson, Jesse D. Miner, Mason, O.

Mr. Petty enlisted from Warren, August 8, 1864, in the 2nd battery light artillery, and was mustered out July 31, 1865, with the rank of first lieutenant in the battery. At the time of his death he was adjutant of O.O. Howard post, G.A.R.

Funeral services will be held at the A.E. Spaulding funeral home on High street Thursday at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Fred McArthur, pastor of the Baptist church, will officiate. There will be a military at the grave. Company 8, 172nd infantry, Vermont National Guard, will be in charge and Ballard-Hobart post, American Legion, will act as escort. Burial will be in Plymouth.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, June 14, 1934
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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