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CPL Albert H. Edson
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Birth: Mar. 26, 1842
Point Lookout
Nassau County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 1863
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

Corp. Albert H. Edson
Served with Co. A 8th New York Cavalry during the Civil War of 1861-65
But Corp. Edson's Civil War Came to an abrupt end on July 1st 1863 When he was Killed while serving with his Regiment during the Battle of Gettysburg PA. At 32 years of age
He was Buried at first on the Field of Battle But later his Body was moved to the National Cemetery at Gettysburg in the New York Section D Grave 25.
If your Ever in Gettysburg Look him up Because after reading this Your No longer a Stranger.

The Attached Photo is Courtesy of the Turford Collection and I thank them for letting me copy it for Find a Grave
There is an old Inked ID on back that reads "My Brother Albert Edson Killed at Gettysburg July 1 1863" The Photographer is Charles D. Fredricks 547 Broadway N.Y.C. and would date from around 1862.

Albert H. Edsonb. 1842 NY. His parents were:Rufus (b.1807)& Mary (b. 1812) Edson of MassachusettsSiblings in 1850 Census:Polly b.1830Warren b.1833Olive b. 1840 &Ellen b. 1846 all in NY. U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profilesabout Albert H EdsonName: Albert H EdsonAge at Enlistment: 19Enlistment Date: 23 Sep 1861Rank at enlistment: PrivateEnlistment Place: Rochester, NYState Served: New YorkSurvived the War?: NoService Record: Enlisted in Company A, New York 8th Cavalry Regiment on 23 Sep 1861.Promoted to Full Corporal on 29 Aug 1862.Mustered out on 01 Jul 1863 at Gettysburg, PA.Birth Date: abt 1842Sources: New York: Report of the Adjutant-GeneralThese Honored Dead: The Union Casualties at Gettysburg 

CO. A. 8. CAV.
Gettysburg National Cemetery
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: New York Sec. D Grave No. 25
Created by: Herbert Rickards
Record added: Jan 04, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5134138
CPL Albert H. Edson
Added by: Herbert Rickards
CPL Albert H. Edson
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CPL Albert H. Edson
Added by: Karl Stelly
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Rest in peace, thank you for your service in preserving the Union!
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