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Joseph E. Shaw Collection
38th New York Volunteer Infantry
joseph Shaw Letter 31
Donated by Robert Gritman

Death Certificate

David’s Island
New York   July 21st 1862

This certifies that Joseph E. Shaw died  on the 21st day of July 1862 aged 20 years months, days at No. David’s Island Lt, Ward, Born in U.S. Color White Occupation Unknown
Cause of  Death 
Direct: Typhoid Fever
Indirect           -
Buried in.                                                       Single, Married, Widowed 

Term of Residence in this City,   Years,  M.,  Days
Undertaker
E. Lee Jones M. D.
Surgeon in charge U. S. General Hospital David’s Island

Also included in envelope are two cards:
Front

Name                       Joseph Shaw
Company                  F Private
Regiment                  38th N. Y. S. Vo.
Disease                     Typhoid Fever
Admitted                    July 9th 1862
Died                          July 21st

Reverse

Clothing,
Knapsack,
Overcoat,
Blanket,
Uniform coat
Pants
Shirts
Drawers, prs.
Boots,
Shoes,
Money,
Arms,
Please pass the bearer as he is doing business for me.  M. G. Boggs Undertaker

 

 

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: October 17, 2011
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