|Death: ||Mar. 4, 1862|
Son of Noah & Nancy Eckman; siblings - Mary, Hannah, Margaret, Mahala, Frances, Melissa and Perry.
1860: Residing w parents, Chester Twsp, Wabash Co, Indiana. Single. Occupation: Laborer.
Civil War Service:
Residence North Manchester, Wabash County, Indiana. Enlisted on 15 November 1861 as a Private in "B" Company Indiana 47th Infantry. He died of disease on 4 March 1862 at Benton, Missouri.
Plain Dealer, Wabash (IN) - March 28, 1862.
Extracted from a letter by R.R. Osburn: "Company B (Captain Goodwin's) has lost only two men by death as yet - Corporal G.W. Eckman, who died at Benton, about two weeks ago, and Private Thomas Powell, who died several weeks ago at Louisville."
Noah Eckman (1817 - 1894)
Nancy Wood Eckman (1817 - 1891)
Mary Elizabeth Eckman Frederick (1840 - 1931)*
George W Eckman (1841 - 1862)
Hannah Eckman Giek (1844 - 1889)*
Margaret Louisa Eckman Lesh (1848 - 1888)*
Mahala Eckman Lesh (1850 - 1880)*
Francis Marion Eckman (1852 - 1943)*
Melissa E. Eckman Halderman Berry (1856 - 1906)*
Perry Wilson Eckman (1858 - 1921)*
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Originally Created by: v f
Record added: Dec 28, 2008
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