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Shepard, Samuel F.


Age: 29, credited to Roxbury, VT
Unit(s): 56th MA INF
Service: enl, Roxbury, VT, 1/22/64, m/i, Pvt, Co. I, 56th MA INF, killed, Petersburg, 6/27/64 (d/c says died of sun-stroke)

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Birth: 09/01/1833, Brome, Canada East
Death: 06/27/1864

Burial: Roxbury Cemetery, Roxbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Olivia Reich, 8/25/1864
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: Epitaph: "In memory of one who enlisted at his country's call Co I 56 Mass Vols laid down his life at Petersburg, VA." Service record and death certificate indicate 6/27 for date of death, tombstone says 6/21.
WPA Graves Registration Card indicates that this is a cenotaph.


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Roxbury Cemetery, Roxbury, VT

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