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DISCHARGE DOCUMENT ~ 1st TENNESSEE INDEPENDENT VIDETTE CAVALRY ~ 5TH MAINE INFANTRY
Item #: CWB10746
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DISCHARGE FOR CAPT. JAMES H. SHANNON, COMMANDING ~ CO.E 1ST INDEPENDENT VIDETTE CAVALRY..ALSO SAW SERVICE AS A MUSICIAN IN THE 5TH MAINE INFANTRY

James H. Shannon
Residence Biddeford ME; 20 years old. Enlisted on 6/24/1861 as a Private. On 6/24/1861 he mustered into "H" Co. ME 5th Infantry He was discharged on 8/7/1862 Promotions: * Musician Intra Regimental Company Transfers: * from company H to Band (1861) Other Information: born in 1841 in Providence, RI died in 1916 in Saco, ME (Post war, physician in Saco, ME) After the War he lived in Saco, ME


James H. Shannon
Residence was not listed; Enlisted on 2/9/1864 as a Captain. On 2/9/1864 he was commissioned into "E" Co. TN Vidette Cavalry He was Mustered Out on 6/16/1864

1st TENNESSEE AND ALABAMA VIDETTE CAVALRY.
Organized Companies "A," "B," "C," "G" and "H" at Stevenson and Bridgeport, Ala., September 10, 1863, to April 26, 1864. Companies "D," "E" and "F" at Tracy City and Nashville, Tenn., December 9, 1863, to February 24, 1864. Participated in skirmish at Hunt's Mills near Larkinsville, Ala., September 28, 1863. Beersheeba Springs November 26. Expedition to Lebanon December 12-29. Skirmish at Sand Mountain, Ala., December 26. Mustered out June 16, 1864.

DISCHARGE COMES WITH A PRINT-OUT OF "A FEW INCIDENTS AND REMINISCENCES OF THE CIVIL WAR", BY CAPT. SHANNON

Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
 $175.00 USD