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Wait, Arnold P.

Age: 26, credited to Dorset, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 12/11/61, m/i 2/12/62, CPL, Co. D, 7th VT INF, reen 2/16/64, pr SGT 10/1/62, pr 1SGT 5/1/63, comn 1LT 2/28/65 (4/5/65), m/o 8/13/65

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Birth: 01/11/1834, Danby, VT
Death: 12/30/1918

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 62880301
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: VHS off-site
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

4th Great Grandfather of Earlene Ann Johnson Hopkins, Hardwick, VT

5th Great Grandfather of Margo Dae Johnson, Hardwick, VT

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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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Rutland Daily Herald, Dec. 31, 1918:

Arnold P. Wait, a veteran of the Civil war and a member of Roberts post, G.A.R., died yesterday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. R.S. Rowe, 15 Adams street, after a long illness from cancer. Mr. Wait was born in Danby, January 11, 1834. He enlisted as corporal in Company D, 7th Vermont infantry, December 11, 1861, and was promoted to sergeant, October 1, 1862, and to first lieutenant, February 28, 1865. Mr. Wait was married on February 17, 1862, to Hilda Turner, at Shoreham. She died two years ago. He is survived by seven sons and daughters, Wallace H. Wait, Mrs. L.S. Bailey and Mrs. Rowe of Rutland, Charles Wait of Brandon, Mrs. Abbott Case of Plattsburg, N.Y., Mrs. A.A. Courcelle of Rutland and Wilbur Wait of Brandon. He is also survived by 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the house. The burial will be in Evergreen cemetery, the G.A.R. ritual being read at the grave.

Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.