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Babbitt, Oscar L.


Age: 23, credited to Castleton, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. I, 5th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/3/64, 4/2/65, m/o 7/10/65

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Birth: 1838, Castleton, VT
Death: 08/15/1894

Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Castleton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 38141645


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/7/1874
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


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Hillside Cemetery, Castleton, VT

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Oscar Babbitt, an old resident of this place, died of pneumonia Wednesday, aged 56 years. His funeral was held at the home Friday afternoon. The G. A. R. Post of Fair Haven, of which Mr. Babbitt was a member, had charge of the burial. Rev. Mr. Dayton, chaplain of the post, officiated. Members of the post acted as bearers. Charge was taken by F. E. Mascott. The burial was in Hillside cemetery.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, August 20, 1894.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.