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Volney Leavitt
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Birth: Sep. 27, 1842
Livermore
Androscoggin County
Maine, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 1864
Cedar Creek Battlefield
Frederick County
Virginia, USA

Volney was, the youngest of 3 children, born to Stephen and Sally [Ellis] Leavitt. The oldest child died before age 2 in 1829. The other child was his brother Milton Leavitt 1839 - 1923.
Volney enlisted 16 Sep 1864 as a Corporal in Co.A, 29th Maine Infantry Regiment. He was killed just over a month later. He never married but before leaving for war, carved the initials of his sweetheart in a tree that is still standing (in 1999) on the orignal Leavitt Farm where the cemtery is, on Old Leavitt Rd. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Stephen Leavitt (1805 - 1895)
  Sally Ellis Leavitt (1805 - 1892)
 
 Siblings:
  Baby Leavitt (1827 - 1829)*
  Milton Leavitt (1839 - 1923)*
  Volney Leavitt (1842 - 1864)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
VOLNEY - Son of Stephen & Sally - LEAVITT - killed at - Cedar Creek, VA - Oct 19, 1864 - AE 22 yrs & 22 days
 
Burial:
Leavitt Cemetery
Livermore
Androscoggin County
Maine, USA
 
Created by: Betty Patterson
Record added: May 13, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7438637
Volney Leavitt
Added by: Betty Patterson
 
Volney Leavitt
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Added by: HaleyCookFromMaine, With LOVE
 
 
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- Margaret Norton
 Added: Mar. 24, 2008

-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 3, 2003
 
 
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