Tilley, Sidney N.
Age: 18, credited to St. George, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. G, 2nd VT INF, tr to 64th Co. 2nd Btln, VRC 12/1/63; m/o 2/22/64
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Birth: 02/20/1843, Williston, VT
Burial: Riverview Cemetery, Richmond, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 42813673
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/2/1877; widow Jane L., 3/3/1915, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Riverview Cemetery, Richmond, VT
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SERVED LONG IN CIVIL WAR
SIDNEY N. TILLEY
BURLINGTON, JAN. 5 --- Sidney N. Tilley, a native and lifelong resident of Williston, died at his home there yesterday, aged 71. The funeral will be held at the home on Wednesday at one o'clock.
Mr. Tilley was a veteran of the Civil war, enlisting May 7, 1861, in Company G., 2d. Vermont, and serving until Feb. 22, 1864, when he was mustered out for physical disability.
Mr. Tilley has been overseer of the poor and director of the poor farm for some years, and also identified with various interests of the town. He was post Commander of Cummings Post, N. 37, G.A.R. at Hinesburg. Mr. Tilley was a successful farmer, and for many years exhibited fruit and vegetables at state and county fairs.
He is survived by his wife, who was Miss Jane Fay Of Shelburne, and one daughter, Mrs. Alice Phelps, of this city, and a brother, H. H. Tilley of this city, the last survivor of his generation. Mr. Tilley will be missed in his hometown, and by all the many friends from elsewhere, as a man of probity and character. Mr. Tilley is survived by his brother Hiram H. Tilley of Burlington, the only one of four brothers who served in the war now living.
Source: Barre Daily Times, Jan. 5, 1915
Courtesy of Deanna French.