Civil War Records of George L. Shaw


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
F 47th MVI 1st Lieut.; comm. 2nd Lieut. Sept. 30, 1862; must. Oct. 9, 1862; comm. 1st Lieut. Dec. 10, 1862. must. out Sept. 1, 1863 Boston bookkeeper

age 26;

died of disease Nov. 29, 1863 in Boston after discharge

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
F 47th MVI March 20, 1971 Widow 194 707 165 107   Margaret B. Shaw

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  18 pages (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date November 29, 1863
Place Boston, Mass.
Age 27 years, 6 months
Cause typhoid fever
Burial Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Boston (source: pension file)
Survived by Margaret B. Shaw

Additional Information

The death of George L. Shaw, soldier in service, is recorded in the Acton vital records, as well as vital records for the city of Boston  (source: Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910.  In:  American Ancestors  [online database].)

The death of Lieut. Geo. L. Shaw, Soldier in United States Service, is recorded in the 1863/64 annual report for the Town of Acton, p. 18.; cause listed as "disease contracted while in the service."


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