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Pitts, William H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Clarendon, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 11/27/61, m/i 2/12/62, Pvt, Co. B, 7th VT INF, reen 2/20/64, m/o 3/14/66

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VITALS

Birth: 1843, Granville, NY
Death: 02/09/1920

Burial: Spafford Cemetery, Clarendon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 34143582

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/18/1886; widow Theresa, 3/5/1920, 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

DESCENDANTS

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Spafford Cemetery, Clarendon, VT

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Obituary

Civil War Veteran Dies

William H. Pitts died Monday afternoon, February 9, at his home in Harrisville from the effects of a shock. He leaves a widow and eight children: Fred Pitts, William Pitts, Bert Pitts, John Pitts, Mrs. Daisy Butler, ll of Ludlow; Mrs. Rose Duclos of Proctorsville; Mrs. Mabel Payne of Florence. A daughter, Eliza, lives in Londonderry. Mr. Pitts was a veteran of the Civil war, enlisting from Clarendon November 27, 1861, in Co. B, 7th Vt. Vols. and was mustered out March 14, 1866, having served nearly four years and four months.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, February 11, 1920.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.