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Shumway, Monroe

MILITARY SERVICE

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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VITALS

Birth: 1829, Corinth, VT
Death: 12/15/1862

Burial: Buried in an unmarked grave, , LA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Philanda, 3/2/1863, not approved; minor, 7/19/1864
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: 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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Obituary

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.