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Name:John Hardy Shields
Affiliation:Class of 1867
Biography & Genealogy:John Hardy Shields, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. C. Genealogy: Born- September 23, 1846, Lynchburg, VA. Father- John Camden Shields; Mother- Martha Mahala Hardy. Pat. Grandfather- Joseph Shields; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Camden. Mat. Grandfather- Chelsey Hardy; Mat. Grandmother- Martha Mahala Johnson. Married- On November 19, 1875 to Elizabeth Lee Donnan, no children. Careers: Merchant Died- January 17, 1876, in a railroad accident at Prospect Station. Buried at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA; Section C, Plot 130. Obituary appears in the Petersburg Index and Appeal newspaper (January 18 and 19, 1876). Note: Date of death published in Couper's New Market Cadets and elsewhere is incorrect.
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