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Maj John Shawhan
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1810
Bourbon County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1862
Morgan County
Kentucky, USA

Confederate Civil War Cavalry Officer. He served with the 1st Battalion Kentucky Cavalry, Company A. He was mustered into the regiment as a Captain and then promoted to Major. He was killed in battle at the age of 52. He was the son of Joseph and Sarah "Sallie" Ewalt Shawhan and the husband of Tabitha Rush Shawhan whom he married in Bourbon County, Kentucky. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Shawhan (1781 - 1871)
  Sarah Ewalt Shawhan (1783 - 1837)
 
 Spouse:
  Tabitha Rush Shawhan (1819 - 1857)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph R Shawhan (1841 - 1859)*
  Daniel Shawhan (1852 - 1937)*
  Anna R Shawhan (1855 - 1876)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Battle Grove Cemetery
Cynthiana
Harrison County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: K Guy
Record added: Feb 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17860909
Maj John Shawhan
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Maj John Shawhan
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Maj John Shawhan
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In Memory of a brave Confederate officer.
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 9, 2012

- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Jul. 18, 2010
 
 
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