Thursday, January 31, 2013

Civil War Veteran: Frederick K. Shawhan

Frederick K. Shawhan
Born:  August 9, 1835 in Ohio
Died:  February 18, 1902 in San Jacinto, Riverside County, California

Enlisted at age 27 on August 16, 1862 as a CAPT in Co D 123 Ohio Infantry.
Commisioned an officer on September 24, 1862.
Discharged for wounds, he mustered out on March 14, 1865.

After his discharge he worked in the mining industry.  He lived in California for several decades, the last few years in San Jacinto with his wife and two children, a daughter and a son.

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