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Austin, Edwin E.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 25, credited to Rochester, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 8/26/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. H, 13th VT INF, dis/dsb 11/20/63; enl 8/9/64, m/i 8/9/64, Pvt, Co. M, 1st VT CAV, m/o 6/21/65

See Legend for expansion of abbreviations

VITALS

Birth: abt 1837, Unknown
Death: 02/28/1912

Burial: Morris Hill Cemetery, Boise, ID
Marker/Plot: MHILL_E_71_5
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kenyon Luce
Findagrave Memorial #: 64536498

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/7/1882, MN; widow Sarah S., 3/31/1912, ID
Portrait?: Troiani Collection, 13th History
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: 13th Vt. History off-site

DESCENDANTS

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Morris Hill Cemetery, Boise, ID

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Sharpshooters

Tilson Album (courtesy of Don Troiani)

Photo Photo

(Sturtevant's Pictorial History
Thirteenth Regiment
Vermont Volunteers
War of 1861-1865
)

Biography

EDWARD E. AUSTIN volunteered from the town of Rochester, August 26th, 1862 at the age of 25, soldiering was too hard for his constitution and was taken sick and sent to the hospital from which he was discharged for disability and returned home where he soon recovered and re-enlisted into Company M, 1st Regt., Vt. Cav., August 9th, 1864, and was mustered out June 21st, 1865. (See page 330 for his pictures.)

Source: Sturtevant, p. 658