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Corp Edwin R. Shumway

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Corp Edwin R. Shumway

Birth
Jamaica, Windham County, Vermont, USA
Death
16 Oct 1924 (aged 79–80)
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot
Section 61 Lot 3185
Memorial ID
18476456 View Source

He served in the 4th Vermont Infantry Co. I during the Civil War.

He was a longtime member of the George H. Ward Post 10 of the Grand Army of the Republic in Worcester.

He also served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the 2nd Massachusetts Infantry during the Spanish American War.



Edwin R. Shumway
Residence Londonderry VT;
Enlisted on 9/5/1861 as a Private.
On 9/21/1861 he mustered into "I" Co. VT 4th Infantry
He Re-enlisted on 12/15/1863
He was Mustered Out on 7/13/1865
He was listed as:
Wounded 5/5/1864 Wilderness, VA
POW 6/23/1864 Weldon Railroad, VA
Paroled 2/28/1865 (place not stated)
Promotions: Corpl 10/28/1863
Intra Regimental Company Transfers:
2/25/1865 from company I to company F

Additional Information:
Living in Worcester, Massachusetts, on 1908 roster and 1920 Federal census. Member of GAR Post #10 (George H. Ward) in Worcester. Died 10/16/1924. Granted an invalid pension from Massachusetts in 1890. Mabel L. Shumway granted a widow's pension from Massachusetts in 1924.

Sources: http://www.weldonrailroad.com/updates.html
http://www.civilwardata.com/active/hdsquery.dll?SoldierHistory?U&381842

He served in the 4th Vermont Infantry Co. I during the Civil War.

He was a longtime member of the George H. Ward Post 10 of the Grand Army of the Republic in Worcester.

He also served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the 2nd Massachusetts Infantry during the Spanish American War.



Edwin R. Shumway
Residence Londonderry VT;
Enlisted on 9/5/1861 as a Private.
On 9/21/1861 he mustered into "I" Co. VT 4th Infantry
He Re-enlisted on 12/15/1863
He was Mustered Out on 7/13/1865
He was listed as:
Wounded 5/5/1864 Wilderness, VA
POW 6/23/1864 Weldon Railroad, VA
Paroled 2/28/1865 (place not stated)
Promotions: Corpl 10/28/1863
Intra Regimental Company Transfers:
2/25/1865 from company I to company F

Additional Information:
Living in Worcester, Massachusetts, on 1908 roster and 1920 Federal census. Member of GAR Post #10 (George H. Ward) in Worcester. Died 10/16/1924. Granted an invalid pension from Massachusetts in 1890. Mabel L. Shumway granted a widow's pension from Massachusetts in 1924.

Sources: http://www.weldonrailroad.com/updates.html
http://www.civilwardata.com/active/hdsquery.dll?SoldierHistory?U&381842


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  • Maintained by: James Ahaesy
  • Originally Created by: Bev
  • Added: 16 Mar 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 18476456
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/18476456/edwin-r-shumway: accessed ), memorial page for Corp Edwin R. Shumway (1844–16 Oct 1924), Find a Grave Memorial ID 18476456, citing Hope Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA; Maintained by James Ahaesy (contributor 49059682).