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Shaffner, Lorenzo

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Jamaica, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/11/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. G, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 12/10/1842, Hunter, NY
Death: 01/13/1895

Burial: Dellwood Cemetery, Manchester, VT
Marker/Plot: 3
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 181598941

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/14/1890, VT; widow Rose B., 4/18/1895, VT
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


DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Tracey Smith Laubsted, Alamo, CA

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Dellwood Cemetery, Manchester, VT

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Obituary

A Hotel Keeper Dead.

Bennington, Jan. 15. -- Lorenzo Shaffner of the Calbean House, Manchester Centre, died suddenly Sunday afternoon from heard disease. The funeral is to be held Wednesday. He was a member of Adoniram Lodge, F. and A. M., and Royal Arch Captain of /Adoniram chapter;also belonged to Skinner Post G.A.R.

Source: The Burlington Free Press, 16 Jan 1895.
Transcribed by Tom Ledoux.