Randolph  County,  Indiana

Edward  Adams

Company C 8th Cavalry Regiment Ind.
Company C 39th Infantry Regiment Ind.
Company G 124th Infantry Regiment Ind.
Note: The 39th Infantry was reorganized as the 8th Cavalry.

The following is taken from Edward's biography:

            Edward joined the Cavalry and was a private in Co. C, 39th Reg. of Indiana Volunteers.  He joined Aug. 11, 1861 and was discharged on Nov. 4, 1862, the reason for discharge was organic disease of the heart. He did serve in Shiloh and Nashville, TN. Edward was 20 years old when he joined the Army. After his discharge Edward was a farmer in Randolph Co.  According to his discharge papers, when Edward was 21, his physical description was that he was five foot and seven and one-half inches tall and that he had a light complexion, dark hair and blue eyes.

Edward G. Adams Civil War Pension Index Card

Adams, Edward
Widow:  Adams, Mary C.
Service:  C 39 & C 124 Ind. Inf. C 8 Ind. Cav.
Filed as Invalid on Nov. 7, 1874
Widow Pension Filed on Dec 11, 1893 in Iowa.
Edward G. Adams
Born August 4, 1840 in Monroe County, Ohio
Died September 2, 1893 in Dallas County, Iowa
Son of  John T. Adams Patience Garretson Adams
Buried:  West Linn Cemetery, Linden, Dallas County Iowa

Edward Adams - Company C 8th Cavalry
Name:Edward Adams
Residence: Jay County, Indiana
Enlistment Date: 29 August 1861
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Indiana
Unit Numbers: 491
Service Record:
Enlisted as a Private on 29, August 1861
Enlisted in Company C, 8th Cavalry Regiment Indiana on 29 August 1861.

Name: Edward Adams
Residence: Farmland, Indiana
Enlistment Date: 19, December 1863
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Indiana
Unit Numbers: 525 525
Service Record:
Enlisted in Company G, 124th Infantry Regiment Indiana on 19 December 1863.
Mustered out Company G, 124th Infantry Regiment Indiana on 31 August 1865 in
Greensboro, NC.

Edward G. Adams

Co. G 8th IND CAV.

Linn Cemetery, northeast of
Dallas County, Iowa

Contributed By: Gina Richardson

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