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Edmond C. Balcom
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1837
Death: Nov. 7, 1908

Inscription on headstone: "23 N.Y.L.A."
N.Y.L.A. means this man was a New York State Light Artillery Soldier in the Civil War.

The following information provided by Alan Mealey of Scotland....
Artinsa E Freeland 1848-1929, married a man called Balcom, the family book has him as Edwin C.
I found a site of Civil War graves paid for by the Government. In that site was Edmond C. Balcom, death 1908 burial at Otter lake widows pension paid to Artinsa his widow.
On Seeking Michigan site I found Death cert #469 Edmond Balcom, died 7 nov 1908, burial at Otter lake on 8 Nov 1908.
Birth 10-10-1837, Death 7-11-1908,
Edmond C Balcom Husband of Artinsa E 'Freeland' Balcom.
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The following information was provided by D. Curtis #47355469, his source is the Civil War Units from New York at the New York Military Museum and Research Center.

Age 23 years, enlisted September 28, 1861, at Hague, New York.
Mustered in as corporal, October 15, 1861, to serve three years.
Promoted sergeant, December 16, 1861.
Reduced, January 30, 1862.
Promoted corporal, February 25, 1862.
Sergeant, February 9, 1863.
Re-enlisted, January 1, 1864.
Promoted quartermaster-sergeant, January 7, 1865.
Mustered out with battery, July 14, 1865, at Fort Porter, Buffalo, N.Y. 
Family links: 
  Artinsa E. Freeland Balcom (1848 - 1929)
Otter Lake Cemetery
Otter Lake
Lapeer County
Michigan, USA
Maintained by: Annette
Originally Created by: J. Cooper
Record added: Jun 12, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8908126
Edmond C. Balcom
Added by: J. Cooper
Edmond C. Balcom
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- D. Curtis
 Added: Nov. 5, 2011

- J. Cooper
 Added: Sep. 29, 2009

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