Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|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||
died of disease Nov. 29, 1863 in Boston after discharge
|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|
|Date||November 29, 1863|
|Age||27 years, 6 months|
|Burial||Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Boston (source: pension file)|
|Survived by||Margaret B. Shaw|
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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