from Denise Ottoson: •Name: Edward Bristow •Birth: 4 JUL 1844 in Polk County, MO •Death: 23 SEP 1916 in Washington Veterans Home, Retsil, Kitsap County, WA •_FA11: 4 SEP 1893 filed for an invalid's pension from WA 1 •Burial: Veterans Home Cemetery, Retsil, Kitsap County, WA •Military Service: Sergeant, Co. M, 8th Missouri Cavalry •Residence: 1880 Prineville, Wasco County, OR 2 •Residence: 1900 LaConner, Skagit County, WA 3 •Residence: 1910 Buckley, Pierce County, WA 4 •Note: At age 18 on 09 Sep 1862, he enlisted as a Private, Co. K, 8th Missouri Cavalry in Polk County, Missouri, was mustered in the next day and at some point transfered to Co. M as a Sergeant. He was discharged at Little Rock, Arkansas on 20 Jul 1865. --Missouri State Archives
from a FAG member: Edward and Martha married on June 30, 1867 in St. Clair County, Missouri.
THANK YOU Sgt. Edward Bristow for your Service to your Country. My ancestors rode with the 8th Missouri Volunteer Cavalry, USA. I am of Kinship to 7 or 8 Members of that Regiment. Thank YOU Carolyn Farnum for this post. I'm re-documenting 'Men of the ...(Read more) -
Ralph Biggs Added: Jan. 5, 2016