Willey, George Washington
Age: 31, credited to Sharon, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 16th VT INF
Service: enl 9/4/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. G, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63; enl 12/18/63, m/i 12/18/63, Pvt, Co. A, 9th VT INF, dis/dsb, 8/5/65, U.S. Genl. Hosp., Fortress Monroe, VA (ascites, "contracted since entering the service")
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Birth: 12/1833, Lyndon, VT
Burial: Silver Lake Cemetery, Athol, MA
Marker/Plot: Plot 702
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 205073319
Alias?: None noted
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)
Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.
2nd Great Grandfather of COL Wayne Dreyer, USA Retired,
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Silver Lake Cemetery, Athol, MA
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Patent No. 288,903. "Railway track cleaner," patented Nov. 20, 1883.
Patent No. 486,607. "Method of and means for making patterns for individual lasts," patented Nov. 22, 1892.
("A last is a mechanical form shaped like a human foot. It is used by shoemakers and cordwainers in the manufacture and repair of shoes." - Wikipedia)
Patent No. 569,699. "Car fender," patented Oct. 20, 1896.
Courtesy of COL Wayne Dreyer, USA, Retired