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Corp James Shirey
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Birth: 1829
Schuylkill County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: unknown
Schuylkill County
Pennsylvania, USA

Served in Co. A, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry during the Civil War. Born in Cressona,PA., James enlisted in the Infantry on July 12, 1861 and was promoted to full Corporal January 1, 1864, discharged July 12, 1865. He had the distinction of serving and surviving the Battle of Gettysburg. James was married to Sarah Homar of Cressona, PA. Resided most of his life in Ellengowen, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. where he and Sarah raised their three children, Alice, Frank and Henry Shirey. He was a Blacksmith by trade. He died sometime after 1880 but before Oct., 1898. 
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  Sarah Homar Shirey (1829 - 1898)*
  Frank B. Shirey (1858 - 1925)*
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Odd Fellows Cemetery
Shenandoah Heights
Schuylkill County
Pennsylvania, USA
Maintained by: S M
Originally Created by: Ray Fincham
Record added: Oct 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43017381
Corp James Shirey
Added by: Ray Fincham
Corp James Shirey
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- S M
 Added: Nov. 14, 2012
My GGGGrandfather, father-in-law of my GGGrandmohter, Sarah KEHLER Shirey (Frank Shirey), husband of Sarah HOMAR Shirey and Union Civil War soldier at the Battle of Gettysburg. One of our heroes. It took a lot of work but I found you so that you will alw...(Read more)
- S M
 Added: Dec. 9, 2012
You will always be remembered for an honorable life well-lived.
- S M
 Added: Nov. 14, 2012

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