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Robert F. Shipley
Birth: May 8, 1838
Death: Apr. 29, 1903

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Sergeant in the Union Army in Company A, 140th New York Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 1, 1865 at Five Forks, Virginia. His citation reads "Captured the flag of the 9th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.) in hand-to-hand combat." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Restland Cemetery
Mendota
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 49, Lot 8
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Nov 21, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8111379
Robert F. Shipley
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Robert F. Shipley
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