|Birth: ||Apr. 9, 1834|
|Death: ||Aug. 12, 1906|
Edwin came to America with his mother and his step father, two older brothers and an older sister came a few years before.
In 1862 Edwin joined the Union Army and fought in the Civil War. CIVIL WAR RECORD; Edwin V Childs, Residence: Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin Enlistment Date: 12 August 1862.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE for the Union
Unit Numbers: 3073 Service Record: Enlisted as a Private in Company A, 21st Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 12 August 1862. Mustered out Company A, 21st Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on June 8,1865 in Washington, DC The picture taken of Edwin during the Civil War was when the 21st Infantry Regiment was in reserve at Missionary Ridge and was stationed on the summit of Lookout Mountain. After the war he married Inez and began homesteading first in Minesota and then in Nebraska.
Daniel Deacon Childs (1789 - 1838)
Anne Talbot Childs (1793 - 1872)
Inez Augusta Robbins Childs (1846 - 1920)
Henrietta Luella Childs McKnight (1866 - 1940)*
Arthur Benson Childs (1869 - 1936)*
Henry Talbot Childs (1870 - 1959)*
Jennie Ann Childs Barkdoll (1873 - 1939)*
Lewis Edwin Childs (1874 - 1962)*
Fredrick Adelbert Childs (1878 - 1953)*
Richard Manning Childs (1885 - 1956)*
Francis Deacon Childs (1814 - 1831)*
Issac Valentine Childs (1816 - 1890)*
Mary Ann Childs Craw (1822 - 1892)*
Edwin Valentine Childs (1834 - 1906)
Created by: Linda Walden
Record added: Nov 18, 2009
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