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www.childers-shepherd.org, 5 Mar 2011
Brothers in Service
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),
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,
Regiment, NC Mounted Infantry
(Union). The Pension Application
Index lists Jane Shepherd, widow, with the date of 5 April 1900.