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Willard, John L.

Age: 22, credited to Dummerston, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 1/2/64, m/i 1/7/64, Pvt, Co. K, 9th VT INF, pr CPL 6/5/65, m/o 12/1/65

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Birth: 09/29/1841, Dummerston, VT
Death: 03/12/1910

Burial: Bennett Cemetery, Dummerston, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 164662151
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Nine Dummerston Soldiers, Co. K, 9th VVI
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(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: Died in Bennington Soldiers Home

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Bennett Cemetery, Dummerston, VT

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Group Portrait

Members of Co. K, 9th Vermont, from Dummerston
(Gibson Collection)


The body of John Willard was brought from the Soldiers Home at Bennington, and burial in the Dummerston cemetery near Oscar Bennette's. Mr. Willard enlisted Jan. 2. 1864, in Company K., 9th Vermont regiment, was transferred to Co. C., June 13, 1865, and mustered out Dec. 1, 1865. He resided in Dummerston until a few years ago he went to the Soldiers Home.

Brattleboro Reformer, March 18, 1910

The death of John Willard, a well known inmate of the Vermont Soldiers Home here, occurred Saturday evening in the hospital of the institution, aged 69 years. He was a member of Company K., 9th Vermont regiment. The deceased was admitted to the home three years ago, going soon into the hospital, where he has been mostly confined since. His body was taken this noon to East Dummerston for burial.

Bennington Evening Banner, March 14, 1910
Courtesy of Deanna French