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Pre-war Occupations/Nativity

Alphabetical Listing of Occupations

The following is a list of known occupations for soldiers in Vermont units, sorted alphabetically:

('Not Listed' indicates an occupation was not found in the individual's service record (less than 4.8%). A few occupations had Apprentices and Journymen (Carpenter, Carriage Trimmer, Tinmaker, Watch Maker), which are not separated out.

A. B. (1)
Accountant (2)
Actor (1)
Agent (4)
Ambrotypist (1)
Architect (2)
Armorer (2)
Artificer (1)
Artist (29)
Assistant Marshall (1)
Asylum Attendent (2)
Attorney (86)
Auctioneer (1)
Baggage Man (2)
Baker (30)
Banker (1)
Bar Keeper (2)
Barber (15)
Bartender (2)
Basket Maker (2)
Bee Keeper (1)
Blacksmith (390)
Blaster (1)
Bloomer (9)
Blower (1)
Boat Maker (2)
Boat Tier (1)
Boatman (44)
Boiler Maker (1)
Boiler Manufacturer (1)
Bonnet Bleacher (1)
Book Agent (1)
Book Maker (3)
Book Seller (3)
Bookbinder (5)
Bookkeeper (27)
Boot & Shoe Dealer (1)
Boot Maker (9)
Brass Finisher (1)
Brass Moulder (1)
Brass Turner (1)
Brewer (1)
Brick Layer (5)
Brick Maker (11)
Bridge Builder (1)
Broker (1)
Broom Maker (1)
Brush Maker (2)
Bugler (1)
Builder (1)
Butcher (74)
Cabinet Maker (46)
Cadet (2)
Candy Maker (1)
Car Builder (1)
Car Maker (1)
Carder (12)
Carpenter/Joiner (714)
Carpenter/Joinere (1)
Carriage Artist (1)
Carriage Maker (25)
Carriage Painter (2)
Carriage Trimer (1)
Carriage Trimmer (5)
Carrier (1)
Cartman (1)
Carver & Engraver (1)
Cashier (1)
Caulker (1)
Chair Maker (12)
Chopper (4)
Chopping (1)
Cigar Maker (5)
Civil Engineer (1)
Clerk (358)
Cloth Finisher (1)
Clothier (19)
Coachman (4)
Cobbler (10)
Collier (4)
Comb Maker (1)
Confectioner (5)
Cook (23)
Cooper (57)
Cordwainer (2)
Cotton Spinner (3)
Cotton Worker (2)
Currier (20)
Cutter (2)
Day Laborer (5)
Deckhand (1)
Dentist (10)
Deputy Sheriff (2)
Draftsman (1)
Draper (1)
Drayman (2)
Dresser (1)
Drover (2)
Druggist (20)
Drummer (10)
Dyer (3)
Editor (4)
Engineer (23)
Engraver (5)
Express Manager (1)
Expressman (1)
Factory Operative (2)
Factory Worker (15)
Farmer (15083)
Farmer/Student (1)
Farrier (7)
Fence Builder (1)
Fencing Teacher (1)
Fiddler (2)
Fifer (3)
File Cutter (3)
Finisher (7)
Fireman (10)
Fisherman (6)
Forger (1)
Founder (2)
Foundry Clerk (1)
Foundryman (3)
Frmer (1)
Fuller (1)
Furnaceman (1)
Furniture Dealer (1)
Furniture Finisher (1)
Gardener (11)
Gas Fitter (2)
Gentleman (6)
Grocer (15)
Groom (3)
Groomer (1)
Guard (1)
Guilder (1)
Gunsmith (13)
Hackman (1)
Hair Dresser (1)
Hammer Maker (1)
Harness Maker (69)
Hatter (5)
Hired Man (1)
Horse Dealer (1)
Horse Tamer (3)
Hospital Steward (1)
Hostler/Ostler (63)
Hotel Clerk (6)
Hotel Waiter (1)
Hotel/Inn Keeper (19)
House Cleaner (1)
House Painter (1)
Housewife (3)
Hunter (1)
Insurance Agent (3)
Ireland (2)
Iron Maker (1)
Iron Roller (1)
Iron Smith (3)
Iron Worker (6)
Jeweler (21)
Jobber (2)
Judge (1)
Kit Maker (1)
Knitter (1)
Laborer (1396)
Lace Cutter (1)
Landlord (2)
Law Student (11)
Layman (1)
Lime Maker (1)
Lithograph Printer (1)
Livery Keeper (6)
Livery Stable (1)
Lumber Dealer (1)
Lumberer (1)
Lumberman (46)
Machinist (132)
Machinister (1)
Machinst (1)
Mail Carrier (1)
Malter (1)
Manufacturer (31)
Marble Agent (1)
Marble Cutter (14)
Marble Dealer (1)
Marble Engraver (1)
Marble Layer (1)
Marble Manufacturer (1)
Marble Sawyer (1)
Marble Worker (9)
Marine (1)
Mariner (1)
Mason (103)
Mechanic (803)
Medical Student (8)
Merchant (113)
Mill Hand (1)
Miller (84)
Millwright (11)
Miner (18)
Minister (35)
Morocco Worker (1)
Moulder (72)
Music Teacher (3)
Musician (32)
Nail Cutter (5)
Nail Maker (2)
Nailer (5)
Newspaperman (1)
None (30)
Not Found (40)
Not Listed (1830)
Nurse/Matron (2)
Nurseryman (1)
Oil Dealer (1)
Operative (1)
Operator (12)
Organ Maker (1)
Overseer in Cotton Mill (1)
Pail Maker (1)
Painter (266)
Paper Factory (1)
Paper Maker (16)
Paperhanger (1)
Peddler (50)
Pencil Maker (1)
Photographer (3)
Phrenologist (2)
Physician (80)
Piano Forte Maker (1)
Picker (1)
Pilot (2)
Plasterer (1)
Plate Work (1)
Plumber (3)
Polisher (3)
Porter (6)
Postmaster (1)
Potasher (1)
Potter (8)
Powder Maker (3)
Printer (97)
Prison Keeper (3)
Produce (1)
Produce Dealer (1)
Provision Dealer (1)
Quarryman (14)
R. R. Brakeman (13)
R. R. builder (1)
R. R. Car man (1)
R. R. Conductor (6)
R. R. Depot Master (2)
R. R. Engineer (1)
R. R. Fireman (3)
R. R. Hand (1)
R. R. Jobber (1)
R. R. Manufacturer (1)
R. R. Operative (1)
R. R. Section Hand (3)
R. R. Section Master (2)
R. R. Station Agent (6)
R. R. Station Hand (1)
R. R. Switchman (1)
R. R. Trackman (3)
R. R. Worker (14)
Raftman (1)
Rail Fixer (1)
Railroader (1)
Rascal (1)
Rowler (1)
Saddler (61)
Sadler (1)
Sail Maker (2)
Sailor (142)
Salesman (17)
Sash & Blind Maker (1)
Sash Maker (1)
Sawyer (65)
Scale Maker (5)
School Master (2)
Seaman (10)
Servant (6)
Sexton (1)
Sheet Iron Maker (1)
Shingle Maker (2)
Ship Carpenter (7)
Shipper (2)
Shipwright (1)
Shoemaker (354)
Showman (3)
Silver Plater (17)
Silver Smith (3)
Slate Maker (1)
Slate Worker (15)
Slave (7)
Soap Stone (1)
Soap Stone Maker (1)
Soldier (90)
Speculator (3)
Spinner (47)
Square Maker (1)
Stable Keeper (1)
Stage Driver (9)
Steam Boat Worker (1)
Stencil Cutter (2)
Steward (3)
Stock Dealer (1)
Stone Cutter (68)
Stone Dealer (1)
Stone Mason (16)
Stone Miller (1)
Stone Polisher (1)
Stone Sawyer (2)
Stone Worker (1)
Storekeeper (1)
Street Walker (1)
Student (254)
Surgeon (1)
Surgeon General (1)
Surveyor (4)
Sutler (1)
Tailor (103)
Tan Mill (1)
Tanner (22)
Tanner & Currier (1)
Teacher (65)
Teamster (184)
Telegraph Operator (3)
Tinman/Tinsmith (76)
Tinsmith (2)
Trader (10)
Tradesman (2)
Tramster (1)
Trapper (1)
Trimmer (4)
Trucker?? (1)
Trunk Maker (2)
Turner (1)
Unknown (4)
Unreadable (1)
Upholsterer (5)
Varnisher (1)
Wagon Maker (6)
Wagoner (1)
Waiter (15)
Watch Maker (9)
Watchmaker (2)
Watchman (2)
Waterman (1)
Weaver (10)
Well Digger (1)
Wheelwright (89)
Wood chopper (2)
Wood Sorter (1)
Wood Turner (4)
Woodworker (1)
Wool Carder (1)
Wool Mill Finisher (1)
Wool Puller (1)
Wool Sorter (1)
Woolen Factory (1)
Yarn Dresser (1)
Yeoman (2)