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Wilder, William F.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Morristown, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. E, 3rd VT INF, m/o 12/31/62

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VITALS

Birth: 08/28/1829, Morristown, VT
Death: 02/12/1907

Burial: Waitsfield Village Cemetery, Waitsfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 70328912

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/30/1880, VT; widow Emma A., 5/14/1910, VT
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
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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Village Cemetery, Waitsfield, VT

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Photo

John Gibson Collection

Obituary

William F. Wilder

William F. Wilder, 67, died in his home, 18 South Main street, Tuesday evening at 11 o'clock after an illness of five days. Heart failure was the direct cause of his death. He had been a resident of Brattleboro since 1890 and had worked here as a carpenter and painter. He was born in Morristown and lived there until he married Feb. 11, 1864, Miss Emeroy E. Rice. They moved to Waitsfield, where they lived until her death Sept. 15, 1900. He came here that fall and had lived here since. Before coming to Brattleboro he had been a farmer. He married March 2, 1904, Mrs. Emma A. Curtis, who survives him. He enlisted in Morristown June 1, 1861, in Company E. Third Vermont Volunteers, and was discharged for disability Dec. 31. 1862. he fought in several battles. He was a member of the Grand Army post in Morristown. He was a a staunch Congregationalist and a member of the church here. The funeral will be held in the home this afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Harry R. Miles, pastor of the Congregational church, will officiate.

The body will be placed in the tomb and will be taken to Waitsfield in the spring for burial. He leaves beside his wife, a sister, Mrs. Caroline Patten, and a brother, Charles Wilder, both of Morristown, three sons, George H., Don A., and Charles M., all of Brattleboro.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, February 15, 1907.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.