Edwin Helms

Edwin Helms

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 22 Jun 1908 (aged 72)
Honey Brook Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Honey Brook Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 25222457 · View Source
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Private, Company L, 18th Pennsylvania. Served as Second Lieutenant, Company K, 175th Pennsylvania Infantry from November 10, 1862 to August 7, 1863. At war's end, the 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry and the 22nd Pennsylvania Cavalry were consolidated to form the 3rd Pennsylvania Provisional Cavalry. Edwin was mustered out with Company F, 3rd PA Provisional Cavalry on October 31, 1865.

Lived in Chester County, Pennsylvania before the war. Lived in Honeybrook, Pennsylvania, after the war. Filed for a pension on August 4, 1892, application number 1,124,496, certificate 1,025,290. Wife Mary A. Helms filed for a widow's pension on July 1, 1908, application number 899,419, certificate 663,704.


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  • Created by: Gina Reardon-Gaddis
  • Added: 12 Mar 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 25222457
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edwin Helms (3 Oct 1835–22 Jun 1908), Find a Grave Memorial no. 25222457, citing Saint Mark's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Honey Brook Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Gina Reardon-Gaddis (contributor 46772796) .