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Owen Thomas Edgar

  • Birth 17 Jun 1831 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 5 Sep 1929 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Plot Range 91, Site 357
  • Memorial ID 5770

United States Navy Mexican War Veteran. He served in the United States Navy as an Apprentice First Class on board the frigates "USS Experience", "USS Pennsylvania", "USS Potomac" and "USS Allegheny". He enlisted on February 10, 1846 and was discharged on August 8, 1849. When he passed away in Washington, DC in September 1929, he was the last surviving veteran of the Mexican War.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 Jun 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5770
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Owen Thomas Edgar (17 Jun 1831–5 Sep 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5770, citing Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .