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This is a paper containing biographical information about Winfield Scott who was a physician, pharmacist, and veteran of the Civil War. [Shields enlisted in Battery G of the First Pennsylvania Artillery on February 22, 1864 and served until it was mustered out. He owned the Shields Drug Store in Marion Center for many years and was the first post commander of the John Pollock Post of the Grand Army of the Republic which was organized in Marion, Pa. in 1881. At his death, he was the last Civil War veteran in Indiana County.]

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Shields, Winfield Scott, 1847-1946, Biography. Shields, Winfield Scott, 1847-1946, Military service. Grand Army of the Republic, Marion (Pa.), 1880-1890. United States. Army. Pennsylvania Light Artillery Regiment, 1st Battery G (1861-1865).

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The digitized images of letters, photographs, and other items from the Shields Collection in the “Indiana, Pennsylvania in the Civil War” exhibit are the property of the Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County, Pa. These images may only be used for non-commercial, educational purposes under “Fair Use” guidelines. For additional information contact: HGSIC, 621 Wayne Avenue, Indiana, Pa. 15701; (724) 463-9600. Email ichistoricalsociety@gmail.com.

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The Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County, PA; Shields Collection

Paper With Biographical Information About Winfield Scott Shields

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