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Haviland, William H. H.


Age: 18, credited to Danville, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF, 1st MA CAV
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. B, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63; enl 2/16/64, 1st MA CAV, m/o 7/3/65, hospital, Washington

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Birth: 03/19/1847, Strafford, NH
Death: 02/23/1916

Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Barre, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 95573997


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/21/1877; widow Kittie W., 3/8/1916, 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


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Elmwood Cemetery, Barre, VT

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W.H. Haviland, Who Died Today. Served in Vermont and Massachusetts Troops.

William H. Haviland, a veteran of the Civil war, passed away at his home, 20 Highland avenue, this morning at 4:45 o'clock, the end following a long illness. Mr. Haviland was born in Stafford, N.Y., March 19, 1847. As a young man he enlisted in the Civil war, serving one term with the 15th Vermont regiment in Company B and enlisting a second time in Company D, first Massachusetts cavalry. At the close of the war he received an honorable discharge.

His marriage to Miss Hattie W. Lane took place in Danville Aug. 23, 1868. The family moved to Barre in 1885. Mr. Haviland was long employed as a granite polisher and belonged to the polisher's union. He was a member of R. B. Crandall post, No. 56, G.A.R., and an adherent of the Congregational church. Besides his wife he is survived by a daughter, Miss Ida Haviland.

Funeral services will be held at the house Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Members of the family request that friends omit flowers.

Source: Barre Times, Feb. 23, 1916


Held at His Late Home, Members of G.A.R. Being Present.

The funeral of William H. Haviland, a veteran of the Civil war, whose death occurred at his home, 20 Highland avenue, Wednesday morning, after a prolonged illness, was held at the house Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. J. W. Barnet, pastor of the Barre Congregational church, was the officiating clergyman and the bearers were: W.H. Messer, George F. Ball, Murray A. Love and A. B. Lane. Members of R.B. Crandall post, No. 56, Grand Army of the Republic , were represented and during the services at the house the casket was draped with the American flag. The remains were placed in the receiving vault at Elmwood.

Source: Barre Times, Feb. 26, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.