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Preston, Edgar H.
Age: 27, credited to Newport, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: drafted - enl 7/30/63, m/i 7/30/63, PVT, Co. H, 4th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, sent to Millen, GA, d/prison 10/28/64, Millen, GA
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Birth: unknown, Newport, VT
Burial: Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort, SC
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Sarah A., 2/24/1866; minor, 7/3/1868
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: Soldiers who died and were interred in Millen, GA, were re-interred in Beaufort National Cemetery in unmarked graves.
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Beaufort National Cemetery, SC
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Corp. R. T. Chamberlain, G, 4th, reports the following – all members of the 4th Reg’t. unless otherwise designated – as died at Andersonville:
Edgar H. Preston, Newport, H, died at Millen, Ga.
Source: Vermont Journal, December 17, 1864.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.