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Shina, Leander C.
Age: 18, credited to Montgomery, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: Substitute - enl 10/10/64, m/i 10/10/64, PVT, Co. C, 9th VT INF, tr to 5th VT INF, Co. A, 1/20/65, m/o 6/29/65
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Birth: 05/09/1848, Vermont
Burial: Village Cemetery, Montgomery, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 34247076
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/21/1887; widow Delina, 9/5/1912, VT
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)
Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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Village Cemetery, Montgomery, VT
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The funeral of Leander Shina, who died early Saturday morning of heart failure, was held at his home Sunday afternoon, the Rev. W. G. Mansfield officiating. He is survived by his wife and three children, Hayden, of this place, Mrs. Vena Vadney of Enosburg Falls, and Frank Shina of Winnipeg, Manitoba. He was a veteran of the Civil War and served in Company F, Fifth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers.
Source: Burlington Free Press, August 8, 1912.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.