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Arms, Edwin Herbert


Age: 23, credited to Brattleboro, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/61, m/i 9/21/61, DRMR, 4th VT INF Band, m/o 8/9/62

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Birth: 09/08/1838, Brattleboro, VT
Death: 03/04/1926

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, ON
Marker/Plot: D 15 15
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Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/2/1906, Ontario, widow Mary A., 4/16/1926, Canada
Portrait?: Unknown
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: None


2nd Great Grandfather of Marykaye Arms, Ontario

Great Grandfather of Clinton Edwin Arms, Paris, ON, Canada

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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, ON

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Musicians of the Fourth Vermont Infantry Regimental Band

Arms, Edwin Herbert - Drummer. Born in Brattleboro (Windham Co) Vt. 8 Sept., 1838, son of Hinsdale & Theda (Butterfield) Arms. The Arms family were early settlers of Brattleboro. Ed's older brother, Robert Bruce Arms joined up with Co "B" of the 16th Vermont and had distinguished service. There was only a few years' difference between them, and the parents thought one son in war was enough. But Edwin was determined to serve his Country. He enlisted from Brattleboro at the age of 23 on 3 Sept., 1861 and mustered in 21 Sept., 1861. He was a drummer. He mustered out 9 Aug., 1862. He married 1st, 2 June, 1864, Felicia Larissa Wilcox. She d. 9 May, 1868. He m. 2nd, 3 Nov., 1870, Myra Goodeve. She d. 27 April, 1875. He moved to Wellington South, Guelph Town near Toronto in Ontario, Canada. In 1920, Edwin (age 81) was living at 215 North Kenilworth Avenue, Eagle Rock, California with his 2nd wife Alice M. (b. Canada, age 65), and their daughter Alice L. (b. Canada age 38). Edwin d. in

Biographical Information
(researched by Linda M. Welch, March, 2008)