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Billings, Calvin

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 30, credited to Whiting, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF, 5th NY CAV
Service: enl 7/30/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. B, 11th VT INF, "Loss Oct 15, 62, Fort Massachusetts DC Negro by his own admission. Dropped from rolls as soon as Known"; enl, Ticonderoga, NY, 12/5/63, m/i, Pvt, Co. B, 5th NY CAV, 12/5/63, tr to Co. C, 12/18/63, dis/dsb 10/24/64 (laborer, eyes, black; hair, black, complex. dark, 5' 7" on both enlistment contracts)

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VITALS

Birth: About 1832, Jay, NY
Death: 09/08/1871


MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, Mother Amanda Billings, 2/13/1891, NY, not approved; widow's application, Mary O., 2/23/1918, FL, not approved
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: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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