From the Rutland Daily Herald, Aug.29, 1899:
Castleton – Wallace Duett Parsons died at his home here early Monday morning of rheumatism of the heart. Mr. Parsons was in the village Saturday, and Sunday he was taken ill. His death came suddenly. He belonged to the Grand Army post of Fair Haven. He was 53 years of age.
Co. B., 2 Regt. Vt. Vol. Inft.
Rosa E. Joy Parsons