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Willey, George Washington

MILITARY SERVICE

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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VITALS

Birth: 12/1833, Lyndon, VT
Death: 09/22/1900

Burial: Silver Lake Cemetery, Athol, MA
Marker/Plot: Plot 702
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 205073319

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?:
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

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.


DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of COL Wayne Dreyer, USA Retired,

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Silver Lake Cemetery, Athol, MA

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Patents

Portrait

Patent No. 288,903. "Railway track cleaner," patented Nov. 20, 1883.

Portrait

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)

Portrait

Patent No. 569,699. "Car fender," patented Oct. 20, 1896.

Courtesy of COL Wayne Dreyer, USA, Retired