SHAND, John

IL 8th Inf Co I. Residence: Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 32. Tailer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1861. Re-enlisted for three years as a veteran volunteer on 1 Feb 1864 at Vicksberg and re-mustered there on 14 Mar 1864. Discharged 4 May 1866 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 120, 123)

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