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Shepard, William S.
Age: 30, credited to Williston, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 2/26/62, m/i 4/12/62, Pvt, Co. I, 6th VT INF, m/o 2/26/65
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Birth: 1831, Panton, VT
Death: After 02/25/1907
Burial: Le Roy Cemetery, Le Roy, MN
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dan Taylor
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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: Death based on pension application date
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Le Roy Cemetery, Le Roy, MN
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The funeral of Mrs. Wm. Shepard was held at the Baptist church this Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the W. R. C. attending in a body. We failed to receive the particulars but have personally known Mrs. Shepard for many years as an especially kindhearted affectionate neighbor and friend. She was formerly Miss Julia Bettis of Bailey. The husband, children and friends have our sincere sympathy.
Source: Austin, Mower County Transcript, May 6, 1903, pg. 7.
Wm. Shepard has just had erected in the Le Roy cemetery a family monument of the "cottage" style made by J. B. Barber, of Cresco, bearing the D.A.R. emblems and also the Relief Corps emblems in the inscription work referring to his deceased wife. It is a handsome piece of work and is of different style from any now in the cemetery. - Le Roy Independent
Source: Twice-a-Week Plain Dealer, Cresco, Howard County, Iowa, Sept. 1, 1903 pg. 1.Courtesy of Dan Taylor.