John Shale, 35, 2nd Sergeant, Company H, 33rd Missouri Infantry, joined for duty and enrolled August 22, 1862, at St. Joseph, Mo. for 3 years, promoted 1st Sergeant February 2, 1863, killed in battle at Helena, Arkansas July 4, 1863
John Shale, born in Amerska Tennslvania [sp?], 35, Wagon Maker, enlisted in the 33rd Regiment Missouri Vols., August 22, 1862 at St. Joseph, Missouri, for 3 years, blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’ 10”
Note, I have been unable to decifer his birth place.
Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the State of Missouri.
N0. 8. Report of Lieutenant Colonel William H. Heath, Thirty-third Missouri Infantry.
HELENA, ARK., July 6, 1863.
COLONEL: I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by the Thirty-third Missouri Volunteers in the action of the 4th instant: . . .
Unfortunately, no mention of Orderly Sergeant John Shale
Official Records, Vol. 22, Pt. 1, pp. 400 - 402