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Pvt John Shook
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1842
Death: Jan. 17, 1863


* John Shook *

~ Son of Dykeman Shook, Sr. and Mary 'Polly' Conkright Shook ~ 9th of their 10 children


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The book at the foot of John Shook's grave stone documents the letters John wrote home to his parents from the battle fields of the Civil War.The book is entitled Civil War Letters of John Shook and is available at www.blurb.com as hard copy and ebook.


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ILLINOIS CIVIL WAR DETAIL REPORT

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Name SHOOK, JOHN
Rank PVT Company C Unit 36 IL US INF

Personal Characteristics
Residence TOMPKINS, WARREN CO, IL Age 19 Height 5' 6 Hair SANDY
Eyes BLUE Complexion LIGHT Marital Status SINGLE Occupation FARMER
Nativity BIGGSVILLE, HENDERSON CO, IL

Service Record
Joined When AUG 12, 1861 Joined Where YOUNG AMERICA, IL
Joined By Whom N/A Period 3 YRS
Muster In SEP 23, 1861 Muster In Where AURORA, IL
Muster In By Whom N/A Muster Out N/A
Muster Out Where N/A Muster Out By Whom N/A
Remarks DIED JAN 17, 1863 OF WOUNDS RECD AT STONE RIVER


from: http://www.ilsos.gov/genealogy/CivilWarController
 
 
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 Parents:
  Dykeman Shook (1800 - 1876)
  Mary Conkright Shook (1799 - 1876)
 
 Siblings:
  Dykeman Shook (1828 - 1894)*
  James Shook (1830 - 1895)*
  Isaac Shook (1835 - 1863)*
  Eliza J. Shook (1838 - 1839)*
  John Shook (1842 - 1863)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Wounded in Battle of Stone River 12 - 31-1862 ~ died in Nashville 1-17-1863 brought home by his father, and buried 2-1-1863
 
Note: Son of Dykeman and Polly
 
Burial:
Salters Grove Cemetery
Biggsville
Henderson County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Alfred Chard
Originally Created by: Mary Mc
Record added: Mar 06, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13548541
Pvt John Shook
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Pvt John Shook
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For my ggguncle, a young hero who died too young
- C. Kay Larson
 Added: Aug. 12, 2015

- Sable60
 Added: Jan. 16, 2014
HERO
- Sable60
 Added: Apr. 25, 2012
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