Shedd, Lorenzo William
Age: 21, credited to Richmond, VTVITALS
Birth: 08/19/1842, Lowell, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Check the cemetery for location/directions
and other veterans who may be buried there.
DEATH OF COL. SHEDD
Montpelier Man Led Colored Regiment in Civil War.
Montpelier, Sept. 26. - Col. Lorenzo W. Shedd of this city died Saturday morning at Richmond, Vt., from consumption, aged 67.
Col. Shedd was born in Lowell, Vt., but since the civil war had resided nearly all the time in Montpelier. He commanded the 9th U.S. regt. of colored troops in the civil war and afterward was selected by Gen. Sheridan for a special mission to Mexico, where he served until 1870. From 1898 to 1902 he was postmaster at Montpelier and later was in the insurance business.
Bennington Banner, Sep. 26, 1910
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.