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Van Renselaer Shepardson
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Birth: 1839
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Mar. 12, 1910
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA

Civil War Veteran
Co G 6th Iowa Cavalry
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From military records:
Shepardson, Van Rensselaer. Age 22.
Residence Delhi,IA Nativity Rhode Island.
Enlisted Dec. 15, 1862.
Mustered Dec. 24, 1862.
Mustered out Oct. 17, 1865, Sioux City, Iowa.
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Service of the 6th Iowa Cavalry included operations against hostile Indians about Fort Randall Mar –Apr 1863. Sully's expedition against hostile Sioux Indians Aug 13-Sep 11. Actions at White Stone Hill Sep 3 and 5. Duty at Fort Sully, Fort Randall and Sioux City till June 1864. Another expedition against hostile Sioux Indians Jun 26 –Oct 8. Engagement at Tah kah a kuty Jul 28. Expedition from Ft Rice to relief of Fisk's Emigrant train Sep 11 – 30. Duty at Ft Randall, Sioux City, Fort Berthold, Yankton and the Sioux and Winnebago Indian agencies till Oct 1865. Regiment lost 1 officer, 21 enlisted men killed and 1 officer, 74 enlisted men to disease.(Info from "The Union Army" published 1908) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Della K Blake Shepardson (1855 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Co. G., 6th Iowa Vol. Cav'y
 
Note: age 72
 
Burial:
Lakeside - Carpenter Cemetery
East Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Maintained by: K L Bonnett
Originally Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Apr 29, 2006
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Van Renselaer Shepardson
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- BLESSINGS FROM BAMA..
 Added: Mar. 20, 2015

- MHB
 Added: May. 7, 2014
Thank you for your service.
- Member#47194125
 Added: Aug. 23, 2013
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