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Prentiss, William


Age: 23, credited to Georgia, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/30/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. E, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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Birth: 1839, Rouses Point, NY
Death: 06/04/1917

Burial: Village Cemetery, Milton, VT
Marker/Plot: 5
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/16/1886
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia


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Village Cemetery, Milton, VT

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The funeral of William Prentiss was held at the Methodist Church Wednesday at 2:00 p.m., the Rev. T.H. Cressey officiating. The bearers were his two sons, Guy and William; his grandson, Robert, and Albert Prentiss and Walter Harding of Burlington and Sidney Weston of St. Albans. The interment was in the family lot in the village cemetery. Mr. Prentiss was 78 years old and was a veteran of the Civil War and had lived nearly all his life in town. He leaves a wife and two sons, living in this place, and William of St. Albans, and two daughters, Mrs. J.H. Lamplough of Winooski and Mrs. Gates Brooks of this place and several grandchildren.

Source: Burlington Free Press, June 7, 1917
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.