Birth Date: May 1, 1834, in New York City.
Date of Death: February 21, 1906.
Enlistment Date: April 18, 1861, at Brooklyn, to serve 3 years.
Mustered in: as Sergeant, May 23, 1861
5 Feet 8 Inches
Promoted: First sergeant, August 4, 1861
Discharged: For disability, July26, 1862, at Alexandria, Va. #3
Marriage Date and Place: May 28, 1856 at the York street Methodist-Episcopal Church, Brooklyn NY, by the Rev. George Washington Woodruff.
Wife's Name: Anna Marie Woodward
Wife's Father's Name: Unknown
Wife's Mother's Maiden Name:
Father's Name: Nicholas Shelton, born in Germany
Mother's Maiden Name: Unknown
1) Fourteenth Regiment Veterans Association
2) Long Island Lodge No. 382 F. and A.M.
3) Knights and Ladies of Honor
G.A.R. Post: The George C. Strong Post No. 534
Known Addresses: 1) 1906 162 Hart Street Brooklyn.
Last Pension Rate: