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Sgt Francis Shields

Sgt Francis Shields

Birth
Kilmore, County Cavan, Ireland
Death 1 Oct 1861 (aged 41–42)
Fort Jay, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Sec 2, Site 4224
Memorial ID 2598186 · View Source
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1st U. S. Infantry Co K
Original enlistment 6 May 1840 at Albany, NY into 1st Infantry. At time of death, soldier in US Army on General Service at Fort Columbus, Governors Island, NY. Died of disease and bur. Governors Island, NY., post cemetery.


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Francis/Shields/New York/Sgt 1st US Infantry/October 1, 1861


  • Maintained by: nightingale
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2598186
  • Jay Shields
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Francis Shields (1819–1 Oct 1861), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2598186, citing Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by nightingale (contributor 47309100) .