CO. G., 7th VT. INF., UNION ARMY, CIVIL WAR
William Hapgood Perkins, b. Perkinsville (Windsor County) Vermont, 10 July 1842, son of Elisha & Mary (Conant) Perkins of Weathersfield) [see Families of Cavendish, Vt., the CONANT Family]. Will m. Candis M. . Will was a Civil War veteran. He enlisted at Springfield at age 19 2 May 1861 and was mustered in as private in Co. "E" of the First Vermont. He mustered out with his company 15 Aug. 1861. His second enlistment was 26 Nov. 1861 when he was mustered in as 3rd Sgt. In Co. "G" the 7th Vermont. He served out his term and reenlisted in the same company. He mustered out 14 March 1866. In 1870 they lived in Windsor where Will worked as a farm laborer and ran the "boarding house" with Candis. Will m. 2nd 1874, . On 16 May 1910 Will was an "inmate" at the National Military Home in Jefferson (Columbus County) Ohio. He was still a resident there when his sister Jane died in 1913. Will d. in Jefferson, 24 Aug. 1916. He was buried in the Marion National Cemetery, Marion, Indiana. (Children: (1) Gilford H. Perkins, b. Vt. 1868).
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