Leavitt, Amos Jr.
Age: 21, credited to Royalton, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 8/26/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. A, 16th VT INF, wdd, Gettysburg, 7/3/63, m/o 8/10/63
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Birth: 11/14/1840, Royalton, VT
Burial: East Barnard Cemetery, Barnard, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Wayne Henry
Findagrave Memorial #: 95534688
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/10/1885; widow Emma O., 6/14/1917, VT
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)
Great Grandfather of Richard Chamberlin, Randolph, VT
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East Barnard Cemetery, Barnard, VT
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AMOS LEAVITT WHO DIED IN GAYSVILLE, FORMERLY LIVED IN BETHEL
Amos Leavitt, aged 76 years, who died yesterday forenoon at Gayesville, was for many years a resident of this town, coming 17 years ago from Barnard, and living ‘till a few years ago on the farm now occupied by his son, Arthur V. Leavitt.
He is survived by his wife and a daughter, Mrs. Eugene B. Chamberlin, of Gaysville. He was a well known Grand Army man, having been a member of Co. A., 16th Vermont regiment in the Civil War, and was wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg.
He had a long illness, and had been confined to his bed for two years. The funeral will be held Saturday at 10; 30 o'clock, with interment in East Barnard.
Source: Barre Daily Times, May 10, 1917
Courtesy of Deanna French