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CPL Albert H. Edson

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CPL Albert H. Edson

  • Birth 26 Mar 1842 Point Lookout, Nassau County, New York, USA
  • Death 1 Jul 1863 Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot New York Sec. D Grave No. 25
  • Memorial ID 5134138

Corp. Albert H. Edson
Served with Co. A 8th New York Cavalry during the Civil War of 1861-65
But Corp. Edson's Civil War Came to an abrupt end on July 1st 1863 When he was Killed while serving with his Regiment during the Battle of Gettysburg PA. At 32 years of age
He was Buried at first on the Field of Battle But later his Body was moved to the National Cemetery at Gettysburg in the New York Section D Grave 25.
If your Ever in Gettysburg Look him up Because after reading this Your No longer a Stranger.

The Attached Photo is Courtesy of the Turford Collection and I thank them for letting me copy it for Find a Grave
There is an old Inked ID on back that reads "My Brother Albert Edson Killed at Gettysburg July 1 1863" The Photographer is Charles D. Fredricks 547 Broadway N.Y.C. and would date from around 1862.

Albert H. Edsonb. 1842 NY. His parents were:Rufus (b.1807)& Mary (b. 1812) Edson of MassachusettsSiblings in 1850 Census:Polly b.1830Warren b.1833Olive b. 1840 &Ellen b. 1846 all in NY. U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profilesabout Albert H EdsonName: Albert H EdsonAge at Enlistment: 19Enlistment Date: 23 Sep 1861Rank at enlistment: PrivateEnlistment Place: Rochester, NYState Served: New YorkSurvived the War?: NoService Record: Enlisted in Company A, New York 8th Cavalry Regiment on 23 Sep 1861.Promoted to Full Corporal on 29 Aug 1862.Mustered out on 01 Jul 1863 at Gettysburg, PA.Birth Date: abt 1842Sources: New York: Report of the Adjutant-GeneralThese Honored Dead: The Union Casualties at Gettysburg


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CORP. A. H. EDSON.
CO. A. 8. CAV.


  • Created by: Herbert Rickards
  • Added: 4 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5134138
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Albert H. Edson (26 Mar 1842–1 Jul 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5134138, citing Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Herbert Rickards (contributor 10274696) .