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PVT Philip Gephart Shadrack

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PVT Philip Gephart Shadrack

  • Original Name Shadrick
  • Birth 15 Sep 1840 Somerset County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 18 Jun 1862 Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
  • Plot Section H, Grave 11181
  • Memorial ID 11579

Civil War Union Soldier. He served as a Private in Company K, 2nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Union Army and was member of the Andrews Raiders. In April 1862, he was one of the 22 men which included 2 civilians who penetrated nearly 200 miles south into Confederate enemy territory. There they captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Georgia in an attempt to destroy the bridges and track between Chattanooga and Atlanta. He was one of the members of that group whom were executed after their capture.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

Gravesite Details Enrolled in service under name of Charles P. Shadrack, also known as Perry G. [jsims]

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11579
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Philip Gephart Shadrack (15 Sep 1840–18 Jun 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11579, citing Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .