Joseph E. Shaw Collection
38th New York Volunteer Infantry
joseph Shaw Letter 30
Donated by Robert Gritman
To: E. M. Shaw Carmel
By Telegraph from: New Rochelle
July 21st, 1862
Joseph is dead. Died this morning. I will send his body up to Croton Falls tomorrow. He is all prepared for internment.
Written on envelope is:
Mr. Smuller - Please fix funeral services at 3 P.M. this afternoon.
Included in same envelope as telegraph:
J. Smalley – Please have a hearse at Croton Falls for noon train. See Smuller for funeral at 3 this afternoon. Have a grave in Raymond Cemetery
Please have a hearse and
J. J. Smalley or J. Russell
Have a hearse, pallbearers and wagon at Croton Falls for noon train. Funeral at 3 this afternoon. Have grave in Raymond Cemetery. See Smuller. Have a grave in Raymond Cemetery.
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
October 17, 2011