Civil War Records of George W. Edson


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
MASSCW, 6:52

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


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
K 4th MHA June 28, 1880 Invalid 397 685 255 315    

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  20 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

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
Place Stow, Mass.



Hillside Cemetery, Stow

(source: Mass. Certificate of Death in pension file)

Survived by  

Additional Information

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).


See also:

Childs, History of Stow, biographical sketch on pages 78-79.


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