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Morrill, Hollis D.


Age: 17, credited to St. Johnsbury, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 11th VT INF
Service: enl 9/2/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. G, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 7/5/62; enl 8/28/63, m/i 10/7/63, Pvt, Co. M, 11th VT INF, pr SGT 11/29/63, pr SGTMAJ, 7/28/64, red to SGT and retd to Co. M, 9/1/64, pr 1SGT, 10/25/65, pr 2LT, Co. M, 5/13/65 (5/25/65), tr to Co. A, 6/24/65, pr 1LT, Co. D, 626/65 (7/10/65), m/o 8/25/65

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Birth: 1845, Danville, VT
Death: 1884

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 119745827


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Charles Collection, VHS Collections
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: more off-site

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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Vermont Officers Reunion Society Collection
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society

(Charles Collection)


Lieut. Hollis D. Morrill of this place, died last Monday after a protracted illness, in which his suffering has been severe.

Mr. Morrill served in the War of the Rebellion, enlisting when he was 17 years old, in the 4th Vermont, in which he served about ten months, and was discharged for disability. He afterwards enlisted in the 22d Massachusetts regiment, which he was discharged for the same cause. He August, 1863 he enlisted in the 11th Vermont regiment in which he served until the close of the war. In this regiment he was Sergeant, Sergeant Major, 2d Lieutenant, and 1st Lieutenant. He was in the battles of Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Charlestown, Opequan, Fisher Hill, Winchester, and Cedar Creek.

Mr. Morrill leaves a wife and four children.

St Johnsbury Caledonian, April 17, 1884
Courtesy of Deanna French

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