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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.
George Shaw

 

Paid

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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