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M. Shepard
M. Shepard

Federal (USV)


Miles D. Shepard

(c. 1843 - 1862)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry


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

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

The remainder of the War:
He died at Weverton Hospital, near Knoxville, MD on 13 November 1862 of pneumonia.

References, Sources, and other 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.

Death Date: 11/13/1862    Death Place: Knoxville, MD    


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]

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