Age: 32, credited to Fairlee, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/7/61, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. D, 8th VT INF, d/dis 12/15/62
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Birth: 1829, Corinth, VT
Burial: Buried in an unmarked grave, , LA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Philanda, 3/2/1863, not approved; minor, 7/19/1864
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: There is supposedly a cenotaph at either Village Cemetery in Bennington or Upper Plain Cemetery in Bradford, but to date, this cenotaph has not been found.
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Died in Louisiana
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SOLDIERS FUNERALS. - A sermon occasioned by the death of Munroe Shumway, of the 8th Vt. Reg't., who went from Bradford, was preached at the Congregational Church in that place, last Sabbath afternoon.
Source: Vermont Journal, January 17, 1863
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.