Dr. William Francis Shine was born on April 12, 1840 in Tallahassee, Florida. He died in St. Augustine on October 21, 1910. He married Maria Jefferson Eppes in 1868. They had one(1) child, also a Doctor, Francis Eppes Shine (1871--1922.) Dr. Shine, Sr. became the battalion surgeon for Phillips Georgia Legion during the Civil War. He settled in St. Augustin and practiced medicine from 1870 until his death in 1910. He and his wife are interred in Greenwood Cemetery in the Eppes plot in Orlando, Florida.
I am nearing completion of a regimental history of Phillips Georgia Legion and desperately need a period photograph, letters, battle narratives, memoirs and/or diaries in order to bring Dr. Shine to life in my book. I am willing to pay for these items in any form required. Please see my home address, telephone number and E-Mail address below my name.
RICHARD M. COFFMAN
9001 Salford Court
Huntersville, North Carolina 28078
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