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David McBride Sheads

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David McBride Sheads

Birth
Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
8 Jun 1874 (aged 34)
Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA Add to Map
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The son of Elias J. & Mary G. (McBride) Sheads, in 1860 he was a teacher living in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania. He stood 5' 9" tall and had dark hair and blue eyes. His true age is questionable given that his stated ages in the 1850 - 1870 censuses are, respectively, twelve, twenty, and twenty-eight.

A Civil War veteran, he enlisted in Gettysburg September 2, 1861, and mustered into federal service at York September 25 as a private with Co. F, 87th Pennsylvania Infantry. Sometime during January 1863, he was admitted to the U.S. Army hospital in York where he discharged by surgeon's certificate June 6, 1863.
The son of Elias J. & Mary G. (McBride) Sheads, in 1860 he was a teacher living in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania. He stood 5' 9" tall and had dark hair and blue eyes. His true age is questionable given that his stated ages in the 1850 - 1870 censuses are, respectively, twelve, twenty, and twenty-eight.

A Civil War veteran, he enlisted in Gettysburg September 2, 1861, and mustered into federal service at York September 25 as a private with Co. F, 87th Pennsylvania Infantry. Sometime during January 1863, he was admitted to the U.S. Army hospital in York where he discharged by surgeon's certificate June 6, 1863.

Gravesite Details

Birth date calculated from a stated age at death of 34-10-8.



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