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Shepard, Fenimore H.


Age: 18, credited to Castleton, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF, 14th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. F, 14th VT INF, m/o 7/30/63; enl 12/21/63, m/i 12/30/63, Pvt, Co. A, 7th VT INF, m/o 3/14/66

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Birth: 01/31/1844, Castleton, VT
Death: 07/24/1924

Burial: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT
Marker/Plot: 7
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 102511914


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/17/1906, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


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Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, VT

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Had Been Identified With Grocery Business Since 1866; End Comes in Albany.

Fair Haven, July 22. - F. H. Shepard, the oldest business man in this town died this morning at the Albany, N. Y., hospital where he had been for three weeks for treatment. Mr. Shepard was born in Castleton January 31, 1844. He had been engaged in the grocery business in this town since April m 1866, but for the past five years had not been actively interested, the business being conducted by his son, Charles.

At the age of 17 years Mr. Shepard enlisted in the 14th regiment and after being mustered out re-enlisted in the 7th Vermont and was engaged in many of the important battles of the Civil War. Mr. Shepard was a member of Post Bosworth G. A. R., and was historian of the Seventh Vermont regiment for 15 years.

For several years Mr. Shepard had spent many hours of hid time with the sick and shut-ins of this town.

He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. C. W. Parker of this place, Mrs. Edwin Hanford of Middletown, N.Y., and Mrs. Gertrude Ward of New Brunswick. N. J., and one son, Charles of this place. The remains will be brought to his home here on Washington street. He was a member of the Congregational church for 56 years and a deacon of the church 50 years.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, July 23, 1924
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.