Sunday, June 23, 2013

Civil War Veteran: Edgar B. Caswell

Edgar B. Caswell
Born:  About 1839 in New York.
Died:  November 16, 1912, San Diego County, California

Enlisted as a PVT in CO C 26 MICH INF on September 15, 1862 at White River, Michigan.  Wounded near Hatcher's Run/White Oak Road on March 30, 1865.  Promoted to CORP on May 1, 1865 and mustered out at Alexandria, Virginia on June 4, 1865.

The son of Aaron Burr and Hannah (Green) Caswell.  About 1870 he opened a plumbing and gas fitting business in Ludington, Michigan, where he remained until at least 1904.  By 1910 he was living in Escondido, San Diego County, California and was a rancher.

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