Pettengill, Olin A.
Age: 17, credited to Andover, VTVITALS
Birth: abt 1844, Andover, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Pettengill Family Farm Cemetery, Andover, VT
Check the cemetery for location/directions
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.