Edwards, George Albert
Age: 19, credited to Richmond, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/20/62, m/i 9/26/62, Pvt, Co. A, 1st VT CAV, m/o 6/21/65
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Birth: 06/25/1843, Richmond, VT
Burial: Riverview Cemetery, Richmond, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 30693048
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/9/1884, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
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Great Grandfather of Albert W. Brown, Melrose, MA
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Riverview Cemetery, Richmond, VT
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Death of Capt. George A. Edwards Following Operation - Funeral Today
Captain George Albert Edwards died early Saturday morning, following an operation at the Mary Fletcher Hospital. Mr. Edwards was a retired farmer, had been in his usual health until about two weeks ago when he was taken to the hospital for treatment and later an operation was deemed necessary. The deceased was 86 years of age. He was born in this town, the son of George Edwards and Sophia Burr and is the last of a family of ten children born to this union. His education was received in the pubic schools of his native town. When a young man he entered the army serving three years. Later he was made captain of the Home Guards. Upon returning from the army duty in November, 1865, he married Ellen Howe, also of this town. To this union were born four children, three daughters, Mrs. Rodney Gloyd and Miss Harriet of this town, Mrs. Albert Chandler of Bellows Falls and one son, Frank, deceased. Mr. Edwards was a great reader and always kept well informed on the topics of the day. The funeral will be held from his late home this afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Source: Burlington Free Press, December 30, 1929
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.