Shutts Family in the Civil War
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EBENEZER LEWIS SHUTTS
Company G, 13th Iowa Infantry
b. 19 Oct 1847 Potter Co., PA
d. 11 Oct 1929 Benton Co., IA
m. 5 Apr 1876 Benton Co., IA
Anna Katherine (Kate) SMITH
Children: James Edwin, Mabel Ellinor, Ray and Myrtle O.

Known as Lewis E. Shutts, he left Potter County, Pennsylvania with his parents and siblings in 1858. Lewis was enlisted, at age sixteen, by Capt. Matthews at Vinton, Iowa on the twenty-fifth day of December 1863. His three years service was to be with Company G, Thirteenth Iowa Infantry Volunteers. While a member of the "Famous Crocker's Brigade" and following Sherman's Atlanta Campaign, he received several gun shot wounds 25 Aug 1864, spent time in Crittenden Hospital, Louisville, KY and was awarded an Honorable Discharge 4 Jul 1865.

Lewis is the GGGrandfather of my husband.



HENRY MORGAN SHUTTS
Company E, 1st Regiment of the Engineers New York
Henry is the uncle of Ebenezer Lewis Shutts. While he eventually settles in Iowa, his time in the Civil War
was from the state of New York.
b. 23 Mar 1825
d. unknown
m. 4 Oct 1846 Maryland, Otsego Co., NY
Sarah Jane Webster
b. 19 Jun 1830
d. 27 Apr 1918
Children: Annette Betsey, Myron W., Nile Webster, Simon Boliver, Florence Eliza, Hattie, Jennie May, Harvey James, Minnie



JAMES H. SHUTTS
Another uncle of Ebenezer Lewis served as a First Lieutenant from Iowa in the Civil War.
From the Benton County Herald 10th of June, 1879:
One of the news items reads: "J.H. Shutts, of Lawson, Mo., formerly county treasurer of this county, is visiting Vinton."
b. about 1823 New York
d. unknown
m. Jane E.






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