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Edwin Candee Mills
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1845
Canton Center
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 1895
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

From National Park Service Civil War Soidiers and Sailors database:
Mills, Edwin C
Union
23rd Regiment, Iowa Infantry
Company I
Rank in: Drummer
Rank out: Drummer
Film Number:M541 roll 18

From Roster and Record of Iowa Troops In the Rebellion, Vol 3, by Guy E Logan:
Mills, Edwin C
Age: 17
Residence: Lewis [Iowa]
Nativity: Connecticut
Enlisted: 20 Jul 1862, as Drummer
Mustered: 28 Aug 1862
Mustered out: 26 Jul 1865, Harrisburg, Texas

Drummer Edwin C Mills' Civil War Service:
20 Jul 1862 -- Enlisted, age 17
28 Aug 1862 -- Mustered in, Company I, 23rd Iowa Infantry, Des Moines, Iowa
until Feb 1863 -- Duty at St Louis, Camp Patterson, West Plains, Missouri
9-26 Feb 1863 -- March via Thomasville and Eminence to Iron Mountain, Missouri
9-12 Mar 1863 -- Moved to St Genevieve, Missouri
22-27 Mar 1863 -- Moved to Milliken's Bend, Louisiana
25-30 Apr 1863 -- Moved to Bruinsburg and Grand Gulf, Mississippi
30 Apr 1863 -- Anderson's Hill, Mississippi
1 May 1863 -- Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi
2-3 May 1863 -- Bayou Pierre, Louisiana
16 May 1863 -- Battle of Champion's Hill (Baker's Creek), Mississippi
17 May 1863 -- Battle of the Big Black River Bridge, Mississippi
18 May-4 Jul 1863 -- Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi
5-10 Jul 1863 -- Advance on Jackson, Mississippi
10-17 Jul 1863 -- Siege of Jackson, Mississippi
13 Aug-3 Oct 1863 -- Duty at Carrollton, Brashear City, Berwick, Louisiana
3 Oct-17 Nov 1863 -- Western Louisiana Campaign (New Iberia, Vermillion Bayou)
17-23 Nov 1863 -- Moved to Brazos Santiago, Texas
27-30 Nov 1863 -- Fort Esperanza, Texas
until Mar 1864 -- Duty at Indianola, Texas
until 4 May 1864 -- Duty at Matagorda Island, Texas
4-15 May 1864 -- Moved to New Orleans and thence to join Major General Banks on Red River
16-22 May 1864 -- Joined at Simmesport, Louisiana and retreat to Morganza, Louisiana
until Oct 1864 -- Duty at Morganza, Louisiana
6 Oct 1864 -- Simmesport, Louisiana
12 Oct 1864 -- Moved to Duvall's Bluff, Arkansas
until Jan 1865 -- Duty at Duvall's Bluff and Arkansas
17 Feb 1865 -- Ordered to New Orleans, Louisiana and thence to Barrancas, Florida
Mar-Apr 1865 -- Campaign against Mobile and its defenses
21 Mar-2 Apr 1865 -- Steele's March from Pensacola, Florida to Blakely, Alabama
27 Mar 1865 -- Occupation of Canoe Station, Alabama
2-9 Apr 1865 -- Siege of Fort Blakely, Alabama
9 Apr 1865 -- Assault and capture of Fort Blakely, Alabama
12 Apr 1865 -- Occupation of Mobile, Alabama
until Jun 1865 -- Duty at Mobile, Alabama
until Jul 1865 -- At Columbus, Georgia
26 Jul 1865 -- Mustered out, Harrisburg, Texas

Marriage:
19 Apr 1867
Mary Adelaide Wright
Lewis, Cass County, Iowa

Deaths Reported.
The following deaths were reported to the board of health yesterday:
Mills, Edwin C.; 50 years; 506 West Fourteenth; September 25; tuberculosis; burial in Union cemetery.
The Kansas City Daily Journal
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Vol XXXVIII, No 107, p3, c4
Fri 27 Sep 1895

From Leavenworth, Kansas, Veterans Center Death Register:
Edwin C Mills
Died: 25 Sep 1895
Age: 50
Place of death: Kansas City, Missouri
Registration: #7994
Organization: I, 23rd Iowa Infantry
Comment: On furlough

From Missouri Record of Death Transcript:
Jackson County, Roll C19509, #1263
Mills, Edwin C
Male
White
Age: 50
Died: 25 Sep 1895
Married
Born: Connecticut
Place of death: 506 W 14th
Cause of death: Tuberculosis

From cemetery records:
Mills, Edwin Candee
Age: 50
Civil War, Company I, 23rd Iowa Infantry
Burial: 26 Sep 1895
Undertaker: Welden
Burial fee: $8
Section 9.1 Row 10 Grave 5 (unmarked grave)

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Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Adelaide Wright Mills (1849 - 1901)
 
Inscription:

Gravestone inscription recorded during 1933 survey of cemetery:

E. C. Mills
Co. I, 23rd Iowa Inf

[Government marker]

Gravestone not found during 1986 inscription survey or 2011 photographic survey of cemetery.
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 9.1 Row 10 Grave 5 (unmarked grave)
 
Created by: J F-B
Record added: Aug 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74947050
Edwin Candee Mills
Added by: J F-B
 
Edwin Candee Mills
Added by: J F-B
 
Edwin Candee Mills
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Added by: Carol
 
 
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Thank you for your service, Edwin. You will not be forgotten.
- J F-B
 Added: Dec. 14, 2013
You are not forgotten.
- J F-B
 Added: Aug. 15, 2011
 
 
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