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Offline northern_rose

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Re: 1850 - Shackleton Hanson in USA?
« Reply #9 on: Monday 25 February 08 19:11 GMT (UK) »

I see they were in Illinois in 1860 so I wonder if this could be Shackleton,

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865

Name: Shakilton HANSON
Side: Union 
Regiment State/Origin: Illinois 
Regiment Name: 49 Illinois Infantry 
Company: E 
Rank In: Private   
Rank Out: Private 

Film Number: M539 roll 37 


Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934
Shackleton HANSON
E 49 Ill Inf
Date of ??:  1869 ? ? ?
Class: Invalid
Application? no:  42555
Certificate no:  29213

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Re: 1850 - Shackleton Hanson in USA?
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 26 February 08 11:20 GMT (UK) »

Sorry, I don't know anything about this service but I had a quick google and found these sites which may help :)

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