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 Willard Whipple
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Willard Whipple

Birth
Death 18 May 1864
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Cenotaph Waterford, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 119808182 View Source

On December 19, 1863, Willard mustered in as a Private in Company I, 3rd Vermont Infantry. He was wounded at the Battle of the Wilderness on May 5, 1864, and died of his wounds on the 16th of May. (some sources list his death as May 18th).

The Caledonian, St. Johnsbury, Vermont, June 3, 1864: "Died: In cavalry hospital, Washington, May 16, Willard Whipple, a volunteer from Waterford, aged 43 years."

The memorial in West Waterford Cemetery is a cenotaph. Willard is interred at Arlington National Cemetery.


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died at Washington, D.C.
May 16, 1864
aged 45 y'rs.
Member of Co. I 3rd Regt. Vt. Vol.


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  • Created by: DebL
  • Added: 4 Nov 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 119808182
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/119808182/willard-whipple : accessed ), memorial page for Willard Whipple (unknown–18 May 1864), Find a Grave Memorial ID 119808182, citing West Waterford Cemetery, Waterford, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by DebL (contributor 47462502) .