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 Van Renselaer Shepardson

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Van Renselaer Shepardson

  • Birth 1839 Rhode Island, USA
  • Death 12 Mar 1910 Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Burial East Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Memorial ID 14118728

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)


Family Members


Inscription

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) .