Edwin M. Cowles, Civil War Soldier


Edwin M. Cowles
Born in Stamford, Vt._Son of Alvin Cowles_By occupation a Manufacturey_At the age of 27, on 21st July, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 37th Reg. Massachusetts Inf. Vol’s_Mustered 15 Aug., 1862._Assigned to Company “A”_Married_Rank Private_appointd Corporal May 1, 1864 and Color Bearer April 1865.
Was engaged in the following battles and skirmished: Fredericksburgh, 13 Dec’r, 1862, {Mary’s} Heights, Salem church, Gettysburgh, {Fuakstown}, Rappahannock Station, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Siege of Petersburgh, Cold Harbor, Ft. {???}, Charlestown, Winchester, Petersburgh and Sailor’s Creek in the closing days of the war in Virginia.
w\Was never wounded, never confined in hospital and was never furloughed. Constantly on duty with his Regiment till discharge.
Mustered out and discharged 21 June, 1865, at Hall’s Hill, Va.


ca. 1861-1865


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“Edwin M. Cowles, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed January 16, 2018, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2672.