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 Van Renselaer Shepardson

Van Renselaer Shepardson

Birth
Rhode Island, USA
Death 12 Mar 1910 (aged 70–71)
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial East Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Memorial ID 14118728 · View Source
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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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Co. G., 6th Iowa Vol. Cav'y

Gravesite Details age 72

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  • Maintained by: K L Bonnett
  • Originally Created by: Jen Snoots
  • Added: 29 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14118728
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Van Renselaer Shepardson (1839–12 Mar 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14118728, citing Lakeside - Carpenter Cemetery, East Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by K L Bonnett (contributor 46868590) .