Hiram R. Edgerton
Company E, 2nd Regiment, U.S. Sharp Shooters
Volunteered 16 Dec 63 in Danby, Vt.,
Mustered in 26 Dec 63 in Brattleboro, Vt.,
Injured (possibly at Spotsylvania Court House on 12 May 64), contracted dysentery in July 64 on the Petersburg Front, injured during a night march in mid August 64 near Deep Bottom, returned to duty in January 65, transferred with the USSS to Co. G, 4th Reg. Vt. Infantry on 25 Feb 65, and mustered out at Hall's (Bald) Hill, Virgina on 13 Jul 65.
Born near Freedleyville (N. Dorset), Vt. on 14 June 1823, farmed near Danby Borough, Vt., married Mary Ann (Irish) Edgerton on 5 Sept. 1850 in Shelbourne, Vt., eight children, one step son.
Died of a fall and heart condition on 5 Apr. 1883 in Danby. Buried in Scottsville Cemetery south of Danby.
Hiram R. Edgerton, Co. E,
Mary Ann Irish Edgerton