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Pettengill, Olin A.

Age: 17, credited to Andover, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, MSCN, Co. A, 3rd VT INF, d/dis 2/5/63

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Birth: abt 1844, Andover, VT
Death: 02/05/1863

Burial: Pettengill Family Farm Cemetery, Andover, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
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: Cemetery is located on the property of the old Pettengill Farm.

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Pettengill Family Farm Cemetery, Andover, VT
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and other veterans who may be buried there.


The Caledonian, February 27, 1863

Olin Pettengil, the drummer boy of Co. A (Springfield) died in hospital. At the battle of Fredericksburg he threw away his drum, and taking a gun, declared his determination to share the dangers of his comrades. He run right down after that unfortunate battle and soon died. His remains were brought home to his friends in Andover, Vermont.

Courtesy of Deanna French.