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Emisire Shahan
Birth: Aug. 14, 1843
Death: Nov. 17, 1919

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Corporal in Company A, 1st West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Sailors Creek, Virginia on April 6, 1865. His citation reads simply "Capture of flag of 76th Georgia Infantry (C.S.A.)". His Medal was awarded to him on May 3, 1865. He was one of fourteen 1st West Virginia Cavalry soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Private James F. Adams, Corporal Thomas Anderson, Lieutenant Wilmon W. Blackmar, Captain Hugh P. Boon, Sergeant Richard Boury, Major Charles E. Capehart, Colonel Henry Capehart, 1st Sergeant Francis M. Cunningham, Commissary Sergeant William Houlton, Private Archibald Rowand, Chief Bugler Charles Schorn, Sergeant Levi Shoemaker, and Private Daniel A. Woods). (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Melvina Helen Knight Shahan (1850 - 1929)*
 
 Children:
  Ed E. Shahan (____ - 1907)*
  Katie Rebecca Shahan Miller (1874 - 1943)*
  William Conrad Shahan (1880 - 1944)*
  John C. Shahan (1884 - 1902)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Masonic Cemetery
Elma
Grays Harbor County
Washington, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Oct 18, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6860978
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