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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 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. 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. His gravesite is on Findagrave. He's on the Canton Memorial Monument in Collinsville, CT [via Findagrave].


c. 1843


11/13/1862; Knoxville, MD; burial in Simsbury Cemetery, Simsbury, CT


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]