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Pike, Otis Howard

Age: 19, credited to Somerset, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/24/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. I, 4th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, prld 2/26/65, tr to Co. F, 2/25/65, m/o 7/13/65

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Birth: 03/16/1841, Manchester, VT
Death: 05/04/1917

Burial: Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 18476199
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: ME
(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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Native of Somerset, Dies in East Lynn, Mass.

Otis Howard Pike, 75, a native of Somerset, and for a number of years a resident of Marlboro, a veteran of the Civil War, died at his home at 4 Union Street, East Lynn, Mass. with pneumonia and heart trouble which dated back only to April 29.

He was born in Somerset March 18, 1842, and spent the greater part of his life in that place, and Marlboro. It was from the latter place he enlisted in C. F, 4th Vermont Volunteers, for service with the Union Army at the outbreak of the Civil War. His enlistment papers dated August 1, 1861, and during his time of service saw fighting at Gettysburg, Chancellorsville, Antietam, and other famous fights. He was discharged at Hall's Mills, Virginia, July 13, 1865.

He was a carpenter by trade, and after the war went back to Somerset, where he lived for some time. From there he went to North Adams, and thence to Lynn in 1902. He was a boss carpenter in the erection of the Beverly plant of the United Shoe Machinery Company.

He leaves two brothers, John Pike of Birmingham, Ala, and Lucius Pike of Los Angeles, Cal.; three sisters, Mr. Myrtie Williams of East Lynn, Mrs Ada Marquay of Lynn. and Miss Lottie Llewellyn of Saugus, Mass., and three grandchildren, Glen K. Marquay, and Alice Williams of Lynn, and Miss. Irene Johnson of Boston.

Funeral services will be held at the residence of his daughter, Mrs, Williams, tomorrow at 2 o'clock, Rev. Obed J. White, pastor of the Washington Street Baptist Church officieting. Post 5, G. A. R., of Lynn will attend, and perform their burial ritual. The burial will take place in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn.

Brattleboro Reformer, May 5, 1917

Courtesy of Deanna French.