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    Captured at Gettysburg, Died in Andersonville

    Civil War Identification Disk Identified to Sergeant Samuel R. McShindle [Shindle], Company K, Pennsylvania 140 Volunteer Infantry, Captured at Gettysburg, Died in Andersonville Prison. Brass, approximately 29mm. (1 1/8"). A well-worn veteran of the Civil War stamped "SERGT SAMUEL R. McSHINDLE CROSS CREEK VILL. Pa. / CO. K. / 140TH PA / VOLS." Samuel R. McShindle (listed as Samuel K. Shindle in Bates' History of Pennsylvania Volunteers 1861-1865) enlisted as a Sergeant on September 4, 1862 and mustered into K Company, Pennsylvania 140th Infantry. He was listed as a POW on July 2, 1863 at Gettysburg and died of disease as a prisoner at Andersonville, Georgia may 15, 1864.

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    December, 2014
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