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Shedd, Lorenzo William
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 21, credited to Richmond, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 9th US CINF
Service: enl 6/23/62, m/i 7/9/62, CPL, Co. F, 9th VT INF, pr ARTIF 12/27/63, m/o 11/10/63; pr 2LT, 10/63 and tr to 9th US CLRD INF, pr 1LT 5/6/65

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VITALS
Birth: 08/19/1842, Lowell, VT
Death: 09/24/1910

Burial: Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Lot 1853
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None
DESCENDANTS

Cousin of Kathleen Ann Brown Rose, Essex Junction, VT

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BURIAL:
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Tombstone

Tombstone

Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, VT

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Obituary

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.