William Riley McShane

William Riley McShane
b. 31 July 1838, Dearborn County, Indiana, to Robert and Sarah (Shough) McShane
d. 11 November 1864, Fort Monroe Hospital, Virginia

William enlisted in the Union Army and, after completing his first enlistment, signed up for a second enlistment. He served with Battery L, 4th U.S. Artillery Regiment, 1st Artillery Brigade, 18th Army Corp. He died of dysentery at Fort Monroe Hospital at age 26 and is buried in the Hampton National Cemetry, Virginia.

Submitted by:
Helen M. Bailey
Travelers Rest SC

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