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 Minos Leonides Sheldon

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Minos Leonides Sheldon

Birth
Underhill, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA
Death 10 Dec 1879 (aged 44)
Glasgow, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Burial Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 103834444 View Source
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Suggested edit: Minos and Amanda (Field) Sheldon's oldest son, Elston Field Sheldon died at age 7, 1866 in Iowa.
Contributor: JWR
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Civil War Veteran
Age 27 Credited Derby VT
Unit(s) 8th VT Inf
Service listed 11/22/1861 Pvt Co B 8th Vt Inf.
mustered in 2/18/1862
mustered out 6/22/1864
Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 115 Enlisted killed and mortally wounded and 7 Officers and 241 Enlisted men by disease. Total 367.
First duty Dept of the Gulf April 6 1862 Teche campaign Fort Bisland May 17, Siege of Port Hudson Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. On furlough left for home June 5 mustered out July 22, 1864. July 15 1864 military pension
After Minos left the regiment it was transfered
to Sheridan's army in the Shenandoah Valley


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