|Birth: ||Oct. 17, 1836|
|Death: ||Aug. 17, 1864|
Son of John W. & Mehitable (Wentworth) Butts
5th Illinois Cavalry, Co. C.
The following info is from the State of Illinois' Civil War Veterans Database:
Edwin was from Bloomington, Illinois when he enlisted in the 5th Illinois Cavalry on Sept. 14, 1861 at Bloomington. He was mustered in as a private on Dec. 10, 1861 at Camp Butler, Ill. The following personal characteristics were recorded about him: he was a 20 year old married farmer, standing 5'9" and with sandy hair, hazel eyes and a florid complexion. He was a native of Providence, Rhode Island. His death at Vicksburg, Mississippi was due to disease.
John Wood Butts (1806 - 1890)
Mehitable Wentworth Butts (1809 - 1882)
Died for his country at Vicksburg, Miss.
Swan Point Cemetery
Rhode Island, USA
Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Feb 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24727064