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Shonnio, Arnold B.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Duxbury, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 9/9/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. G, 6th VT INF, pow, Salem Heights, 5/3/63, prld 5/16/63, wdd, 5/3/63, dis/wds, 10/17/63

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VITALS

Birth: 10/29/1835, Bolton, Canada East
Death: 12/13/1896

Burial: Duxbury Corners Cemetery, Duxbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/16/1863; widow Phebe M., 3/23/1897, 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: All five Shonnio veterans in the database are brothers.

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Granduncle of Charles J. Anair, Hesperia, CA

2nd Great Granduncle of Nancy Duffy, Berlin, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Duxbury Corners Cemetery, Duxbury, VT

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Obituary

AN OLD SOLDIER DEAD.

Waterbury, Dec. 13. - Arnold B. Shonio, a brave soldier and respected citizen of Duxbury, passed suddenly away at his home Sunday morning, aged 61 years. September 9, 1861, he enlisted in Co. G. 8th regiment Vt. Vols., and served honorably till October 17, 1863, when he was discharged because of having lost a leg while fighting at the battle of Fredericksburg. He was a member of Edward Dillingham post, G.A.R., of this place. A wife, with five children, survives him. His funeral will be held at 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon from his late home.

Source: Burlington Free Press, December 14, 1896.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.