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Sheldon, Eli

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Vergennes, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 10/3/61, m/i 11/19/61, Blacksmith, Co. K, 1st VT CAV, dis/dsb 11/3/62 (hernia rupture on right side)

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VITALS

Birth: 04/18/1837, Vermont
Death: 06/27/1903

Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, Ellis, KS
Marker/Plot: Section 2, Lot 17
Gravestone researcher/photographer: milejo77/Findagrave
Findagrave Memorial #: 60616030

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/18/1873; widow Clara B., 7/20/1903, KS; contesting widow Jennie, 8/22/1903, PA, not approved
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: 1889 Kansas veterans census

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Mount Hope Cemetery, Ellis, KS

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