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www.childers-shepherd.org, 5 Mar 2011
Mitchell Gaither Shepherd
4 December 1845 - 4 January 1898
Yancey Co NC           Yancey Co NC
Mitchell G. Shepherd served in the Civil War.

He enlisted in Company B (and Company D as well, by one report), NC
29th Infantry Regiment on 3 July 1861, and was promoted to Full
Corporal on 2 May 1862.

Records indicate that he also served later in Company K,
Third
Regiment,  NC Mounted Infantry (Union). The Pension Application
Index lists Jane Shepherd, widow, with the date of 5 April 1900.