Civil War Records of John M. Edson

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
B 13th MVI Private; enl. June 29, 1861; must. July 16, 1861 must. out Aug. 1, 1864 Stow moulder age 38
K 4th MHA Corpl.; enl. Aug. 15, 1864; must. Aug. 18, 1864 must. out June 17, 1865 Stow moulder age 41
MASSCW, 2:80; 6:52

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x

Pension

Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
B
K
13th MVI
4th MHA
Feb. 12, 1885 Invalid 532 226 625 152    

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  4 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Isaac Davis Post No. 138, Acton, Massachusetts (Sargent, Grand Army of the Republic, p. 425).


Death

Date May 29, 1896
Place Stow, Mass.
Age 73 years, 5 months, 16 days
Cause

heart failure

(source: Stow death register, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," AmericanAncestors.org).

Obituary
Funeral  
Burial  
Survived by

widower;

daughter Mrs. Howe


Additional Information

John M. Edson, age 42, a Soldier, is recorded in the 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Stow, in household (dwelling no. 229/231) with Mary H. Edson and five children, including George W. Edson  (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Stow, p. 62)

 

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