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Shanahan, John

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 17, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/31/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. A, 13th VT INF, wdd, Gettysburg, 7/3/63, m/o 7/21/63; enl 9/16/64, m/i 9/16/64, Pvt, Co. A, 1st VT CAV, m/o 6/21/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1845, Ireland
Death: 09/07/1913

Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: 5
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 44846262

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
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: 13th Vt. History off-site

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Thomas R. Shannahan, Huntsville, AL

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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Obituary

Proctor - John Shanahan died Sunday morning about 9 o'clock at his home on Creamery avenue after an illness of about a week. Mr. Shanahan was born in Ireland and was 68 years old. He has been a resident here for 20 years. He was a member of the G.A.R. and attended the encampment at Gettysburg this summer. He was also a member of the American Foresters and the Holy Name society. Mr. Shanahan had been employed by the Clarendon and Pittsford railroad and for some years had been in charge of the sections gangs. He is survived by a wife, a daughter Katherine, and a son, James, residing here. The funeral will be held Tuesday morning at 9:30 o'clock in St. Dominic's church and burial will be in Calvary cemetery in Rutland.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, Sept. 8, 1913

Courtesy of Jennifer Snoots.

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