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Hollister, Willis Hall


Age: 19, credited to Pawlet, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/27/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. B, 14th VT INF, pr CPL 1/4/63, m/o 7/30/63

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Birth: 1843, Pawlet, VT
Death: 06/09/1910

Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Pawlet, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 55061965


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/1/1879; widow Emeroy N., 6/17/1910, NY
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


2nd Great Granduncle of Hollister Ann Keller (Weber), Virginia Beach, VA

Great Granduncle of Jim Lautenberger, Jefferson, MD

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Mountain View Cemetery, West Pawlet, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


It is believed that the cause of the death of Willis Hollister, who committed suicide by hanging in his barn at his home in Granville, N.Y., last week, was the loss sustained while playing poker with Rutland sharps a few days prior to his self -destruction, when, it is stated, he lost a large sum of money. He was 69 years of age and a veteran of the Civil war.

Source: Barre Times, June 16, 1910
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.