Thomas Riley


Joseph Shepard

Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861

Died 17 January 1915

Buried New St. Joseph Cemetery, Hamilton County Ohio

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Private Riley enlisted under the name of Joseph Sheppard and was discharged for disability on February 16th, 1862.  He would later join the Navy and served on the gunboats "Carondelet" and the "Clara Dolsen'


Thomas is currently buried in a unmarked grave at the above location.

Photo by Colleen McSwiggin