Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|K||4th MHA||Private; enl. Aug. 16, 1864; must. Aug. 18, 1864||must. out June 17, 1865||Stow||toy maker||age 19|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|K||4th MHA||June 28, 1880||Invalid||397 685||255 315|
Isaac Davis Post No. 138, Acton, Massachusetts (Sargent, Grand Army of the Republic, p. 425.)
Commander of Gen. Reno Post No. 9, Hudson, Massachusetts (Childs, History of Stow, p. 79.)
|Date||November 26, 1931|
Hillside Cemetery, Stow
(source: Mass. Certificate of Death in pension file)
Born in South Boston to John Edson and Mary Stevens (source: Mass. Certificate of Death in pension file)
George W. Edson, age 19, a Soldier, is recorded in the 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Stow, in household (dwelling no. 229/231) of John M. Edson and Mary H. Edson (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Stow, p. 62).
Ethel B. Childs. History of Stow. Stow Historical Publishing Co., 1983. Biographical sketch on pages 78-79.
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