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Gillett, Willis S.


Age: 19, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 12/3/63, m/i 12/12/63, Pvt, Co. E, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. D, 6/2/4/65, m/o 7/17/65

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Birth: 06/15/1821, Fairfield, VT
Death: 05/02/1895

Burial: Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT
Marker/Plot: 21
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 160578654


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/16/1872; widow Flora M, 6/7/1902, VT
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: None

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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Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT

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Dr. W. S. Gillette of Calais died at the residence of George Ripley Wednesday, May 21, where he was visiting. Dr. Gillette was a native of Stowe, where the body was taken for burial. He was a veteran of the civil war, having been a member of Co. D, 11th Vt. Vol. His age was 59 years.

Source: Burlington Free Press, May 29, 1902
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.