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Shonnio, Abel L.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Duxbury, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 7/16/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. B, 10th VT INF, m/o 6/22/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1842, Duxbury, VT
Death: 09/20/1867

Burial: South Duxbury Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Nancy Duffy
Findagrave Memorial #: 27093712

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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: All five Shonnio veterans in the database are brothers.

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Granduncle of Nancy Duffy, Berlin, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

South Duxbury Cemetery, Duxbury, VT

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Obituary

SUICIDE IN JAIL. - Abel S. Shonio of Duxbury, a young man of 24, strangled himself to death with his suspenders, on Saturday night last, in Washington County jail, where he was held on a charge of horse stealing. A bad end for a solider in a Vermont regiment.

Source: Burlington Free Press, September 24, 1867.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.