Osborn, Edson P.
Age: 19, credited to Chelsea, VTVITALS
Birth: abt 1845, UnknownADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Forest Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, MA
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Edson P. Osborne
Fitchburg Daily Sentinel
Saturday - 31 Mar 1888
Another soldier of the late war has been mustered out. Edson P. Osborne died at his home in Harvard Place on Friday, after a protracted illness. He was a native of Chelsea, Vt., and enlisted in the first company of Vermont sharpshooters, Sept. 13, 1864, for one year, which company was united Dec. 18, 1864, with the third company, of which Capt. W.W. Smith of this city was commander, and was known as Co. H, 2d regiment, Berdan's sharpshooters. Dec. 24, 1864, the company was transferred and became Co. H, 4th Vermont regiment and continued to the close of the war. Mr. Osborne was mustered out June 19, 1865. He was a faithful and brave soldier and served in the closing battles of the war which brought about Lee's surrender. Since the war he has resided in Ashburnham, Cleveland, and this city. He leaves a widow and one son.
Contributed by Erik Hinckley.