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Pvt Abraham M. Preston

  • Birth 1835
  • Death 4 Aug 1917 Arlington, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Bordentown, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 11053349

Civil War Union Soldier. He joined the Union Cause after the war broke out, and was mustered in as a Private in Company A, 4th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry on April 27, 1861. He served with his unit as it first manned the defenses of Washington, DC, then as it participated in the July 1861 First Bull Run Campaign. Mustered out on July 31, 1861, he was mustered in as a Private and company Farrier in Company E, 1st New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry on August 31, 1861. He then served in this role through the next three years, being present in all his regiment's engagements. When his enlistment expired, he was honorably mustered out on August 20, 1864.


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  • Created by: Russ
  • Added: 29 May 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11053349
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Abraham M. Preston (1835–4 Aug 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11053349, citing Bordentown Cemetery, Bordentown, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Russ (contributor 309) .