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Shaw, William S.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Poultney, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/6/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. C, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 01/27/1837, Saratoga, NY
Death: 03/03/1912

Burial: North Granville Cemetery, North Granville, NY
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 64384409

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: 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


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BURIAL:

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North Granville Cemetery, North Granville,

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Obituary

Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger
March 14, 1912

William Shaw, a Civil War veteran who died March 4, at the home of his in Granville, was about 80 years old and was the village lamp lighter before the days of electricity.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau

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