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M. Shepard

M. Shepard

Federal (USV)

Private

Miles D. Shepard

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Canton, he enlisted in Company E, 16th Connecticut Infantry on 24 July 1862, mustering-in in August.

On the Campaign

On the Maryland Campaign and possibly (but not certainly) at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He died at Weverton Hospital, near Knoxville, MD on 13 November 1862 of pneumonia.

References & notes

Basic information from Ingersoll1. His photograph - from the Connecticut State Library - and other details from John Banks' research on Shepard posted on his blog.

Birth

c. 1843

Death

11/13/1862 Knoxville, MD

Notes

1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pp. 651 - 663  [AotW citation 5544]