Lieut Edwin J. McWain

Lieut Edwin J. McWain

Birth
Ripton, Addison County, Vermont, USA
Death 24 Mar 1910 (aged 69)
Burial
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Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 18480463 · View Source
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Edwin J. McWain

Residence Rochester VT;
Enlisted on 8/6/1862 as a Corporal.
On 9/1/1862 he mustered into "H" Co. VT 1st Heavy Artillery
He was discharged on 5/15/1865
He was listed as:
POW 6/23/1864 Weldon Railroad, VA (Paroled)
Paroled 3/1/1865 (place not stated)
Promotions:
Sergt 9/6/1862
2nd Lieut 12/28/1863
1st Lieut 12/2/1864

Additional Information:
Listed (incorrectly as belonging to the 1st NYV Artillery) in the Confederate adjutant's book as confined at Columbia, South Carolina.;
Paroled 3/1/65.;
Mustered out 5/15/65.;
Living in West Randolph, Vermont on 1890 roster.; Residing in Kansas City, Missouri, on 1889-91 directory.; Listed erroneously in the Vermont Civil War Cemetery Database as died 1885 and buried in the West Randolph Cemetery at West Randolph, Vermont.;

Died 3/24/1910. Granted an invalid pension in 1870. Mabel C. McWain granted a widow's pension from Missouri in 1910.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bev
  • Added: 16 Mar 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18480463
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Edwin J. McWain (Aug 1840–24 Mar 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18480463, citing Mount Washington Cemetery, Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .