The Roster and Record of Iowa Soldiers, Volume IV (State Printer, 1910), lists a George W. D. Eastman in Company K of the 1st Iowa Cavalry. Age at enlistment 38. Residence Clayton County, Iowa. Born in Ohio. Enlisted 02/25/1864. Mustered in 03/10/1864. Died 04/10/64, Memphis, Tennessee. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee, Section 1, Grave 46.
∼George W. D. Eastman 1827-1864 died as a Civil War casualty in Memphis and is buried in the National Cemetery there. The George Eastman buried in the Eastman Cemetery is his son.
George W. D. Eastman married Marinda White in Sandstone, Jackson County Michigan 4/2/1848. He enlisted as a private in Giard IA 2/25/1864 at the age of 38. He was in Company K, of Iowa's 1st Cavalry Regiment.