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Ephraim Mannon Shepherd
1838        -      1868?/1880?
Yancey Co NC       Yancey Co NC
Ephraim Mannon Shepherd served during the Civil War.

He enlisted 5 January 1861 in Yancey County, NC.

Other records indicate enlistment on 1 May 1861 in Company C,
NC 16th Infantry
Regiment, and that he mustered out on 1 September 1863.

He was not listed with his family at the census visit on 5 August 1870 (Cainey River,
Yancey Co NC), when wife Frances was listed as head of household.               

The death dates listed above follow several family trees, but none have been found which
provide any documentary source for the date. If you can provide description of any source
for the date of death (e.g., a grave marker, family Bible, etc.) or other information about
where he was after the Civil War, please
contact us.
Sources: US Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles (NC Troops 1861-65, A Roster);
           Ancestry.com's Magner-Venn family tree; Hurst Raby Shepherd family tree;
           US Census, 1870, Cainey River, Yancey Co NC;