Lydia d/o Adam & Margaret Knepp
The following can be found at St. Joseph County, Michigan Civil War Veterans Biographies
Was born in Stark county, Ohio, April 1840, and was a son of David and Catherine (Holbin) Shook, deceased. He was married May 30, 1866, to Lydia Knepp, who was born in Pennsylvania in 1831. Her parents, no longer living, were Adam and Margaret (Shulers) Knepp. Comrade Shook's record as a soldier is a noble one, enlisting Jan 20, 1862, as a private in Co. A, 15th Mich. V.I. In 1862 he was confined in the hospital at Evansville, Ind., five months, suffering with black measles. In the winter of 1864-5 he was furloughed for thirty days, having re-enlisted as a veteran. He took part in the battles of Pittsburg Landing, Mine Run and Wilderness, and was honorably discharged July 5, 1865 at Louisville, Ky. His brother David served his country in the hour of peril and was a member of a Mich. Regt. The subject of this brief sketch is a member of Liddle Post; his occupation is that of a farmer and his address is Colon, Mich.