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Sgt Edwin Wentworth Butts

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Sgt Edwin Wentworth Butts

  • Birth 17 Oct 1836
  • Death 17 Aug 1864
  • Burial Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Memorial ID 24727064

Son of John W. & Mehitable (Wentworth) Butts

5th Illinois Cavalry, Co. C.

The following info is from the State of Illinois' Civil War Veterans Database:
Edwin was from Bloomington, Illinois when he enlisted in the 5th Illinois Cavalry on Sept. 14, 1861 at Bloomington. He was mustered in as a private on Dec. 10, 1861 at Camp Butler, Ill. The following personal characteristics were recorded about him: he was a 20 year old married farmer, standing 5'9" and with sandy hair, hazel eyes and a florid complexion. He was a native of Providence, Rhode Island. His death at Vicksburg, Mississippi was due to disease.


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Died for his country at Vicksburg, Miss.


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  • Created by: Jen Snoots
  • Added: 18 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24727064
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Edwin Wentworth Butts (17 Oct 1836–17 Aug 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24727064, citing Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Jen Snoots (contributor 4661415) .