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Shattuck, Samuel Walker


Age: 22, credited to Norwich, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF, 6th MA INF
Service: SGTMAJ, 6th MA INF 4/61-8/61; drafted 7/15/63, 8th VT INF, disch from draft and apptd Adjutant 10/20/63, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, pr CPT, Co. H, 11/24/64 (2/1/65), m/o 6/28/65 [College: NU 60]

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Birth: 02/18/1841, Groton, MA
Death: 02/13/1915

Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, Urbana, IL
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 84733987


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: MOLLUS, Guber Collection off-site, VHS Collections
College?: NU 60
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: more off-site


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Mount Hope Cemetery, Urbana, IL

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Vermont Officers Reunion Society Collection
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society


(MOLLUS Photographs)


Samuel Walker Shattuck, for some time the acting President and Professor of Norwich University, comptroller of the University of Illinois, recently died at his home in Champaign.

Professor Shattuck was born February 1841 in Groton, Mass. He was educated at Lawrence Academy, Groton, Mass. and Norwich University. In 1907 the latter institution conferred the honorary degree of L.L.D.

During the Civil War he served in the United States Volunteers from 1861 to 1865, first as Sergeant-Major in the 6th Massachusetts Volunteers, then as Captain of the Eighth Vermont Volunteers, and as Brigade Adjutant, and Inspector General on several staffs. In 1866 to 1868 he was Inspector General of Vermont, from 1865 to1866 he served as a professor of mathematics and military tactics at Norwich, and at the same time, he was acting Vice-President. During the next two years, he was Vice President of the university. In 1868 Professor Shattuck Went west to the University of Illinois.

Source: Morrisville News & Citizen, March 3, 1915

Courtesy of Deanna French

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