203 1st Ave NE, Waverly, IA 50677

First Lieutenant Michael Mills Sheehan

First Lieutenant Michael Mills Sheehan was born on October 26, 1835 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and died November 29, 1888 in Waverly, IA.

Michael Mills Sheehan entered the Infantry on February 16, 1862, in Crown Point, IN, served during the Civil War era and reached the rank of First Lieutenant before being discharged on September 9, 1864 in Indiana.

Michael Mills Sheehan is buried at Harlington Cemetery in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at

  • Wounded in Action: Yes

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Wounded at Battle of Wilderness resigned because of disability
Sheehan; Commissioned 2nd. Lt. and Lt. 2-16-1862 Wounded at battle of Wilderness and resigned because of wounds and came to Waverly Ia. in 1881 He died of his own hand at age of 53 years 1 month. Married Anna Kain of Crown Point Inf. 12/6/1961 she was born in Cartgage NY in 1839 and died Waverly 23, 1907

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