Shufelt, Jacob Edward

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Jacob Edward Shufelt born in Rensselaerville on March 15, 1847, a son of Levi and Ann M. Shufelt. [1]

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Residence: Shandaken, Ulster Co., NY [1]
Enlistment Date: 21 Jan 1861[2]
Enlistment Place: Albany, NY[2]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 4th Artillery[2]
Company: Company B[2]
Promotion Date: 1 June 1861[2]
Promotion Rank: Corporal[2]
Missing in Action: 25 Aug 1864[2]
Missing at: Reams Station
Returned: January or February 1865 [2]
Muster Out Date: 26 Sept 1865 [2]
Muster Out Place: Washington, DC [2]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 18 to serve 3 years. [2]
Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York; Town and City registers of the men who served in the Civil War


Jacob died on December 20, 1875.[3] His widow, Libbie , applied for and received her pension on July 1, 1891 in New York.


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York
  3. Civil War Pension Records @