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Shippee, James Henry


Age: 22, credited to Wilmington, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF, 11th VT INF
Service: enl 5/11/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, pow, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, prld 8/3/62, dis/wds, 11/27/62; enl 9/14/63, m/i 10/7/63, Pvt, Co. M, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 10/30/63, red 3/24/64, tr to Co. D, 6/24/65, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, m/o 8/10/65

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Birth: 05/05/1839, Halifax, VT
Death: 04/02/1930

Burial: Lynwood Church Cemetery, Hadley, NY
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 16866201


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/29/1862
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: CA, KS, SD
(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: None

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


Great Granduncle of Anna Behan, Bennington, VT

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Lynwood Church Cemetery, Hadley, NY

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