Eastman, Oscar Daniels
Age: 23, credited to Bradford, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF, 9th VT INF, 1st CT CAV
Service: enl 7/9/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. C, 3rd VT INF, m/o 10/9/61; enl 6/3/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. G, 9th VT INF, m/o 8/21/62; ; also enl cred. Suffield, CT, 7/13/64, m/i as Pvt, Co. C, 1st CT CAV, 7/13/64, m/o 8/16/65
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Birth: 04/03/1838, Milford, MA
Burial: Old Center Cemetery, Suffield, CT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Robert Underwood
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/3/62, VT; minor child 10/10/1887, CT, widow Harriet Morse, 12/13/1889, NH
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)
Remarks: According to Robert Underwood, the cemetery map shows there are six Union Army veterans buried here in the northwest corner of the cemetery. There are only four headstones.
Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.
2nd Great Grandfather of Robert J. Underwood, Springfield, MA
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Old Center Cemetery, Suffield, CT
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