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Pvt John McShane
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Birth: 1849
Quebec, Canada
Death: Apr. 13, 1877
Fort Abraham Lincoln
Morton County
North Dakota, USA

Buried initially in the post cemetery at Fort Abraham Lincoln, but later re-interred at Custer National.

Enlisted in the 7th U. S. Cavalry on 20 September 1875. At the Battle of the Little Big Horn he was a private in Company I under Myles Keogh. However, that particular day McShane was not with Company I, which saved his life. Each company had designated a few troopers to remain with the pack train to help out. McShane was one of these.

When the pack train arrived at Reno Hill, they dug in with the troopers of Reno, Benteen and Weir where they fought until the battle was over. 
Custer National Cemetery
Crow Agency
Big Horn County
Montana, USA
Created by: charlott jones
Record added: May 31, 2012
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Pvt John McShane
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In honor of all who fought at the Battle of the Little Bighorn: May God grant you eternal peace.
 Added: Jun. 3, 2015
You now accompany the rest in God's great troop. At peace where the red tides of war can no longer reach you.
- charlott jones
 Added: May. 31, 2012

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