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Federal (USV)


Cutler Edson

(1819 - 1881)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

A stone mason living in Enfield, he enlisted at age 41 as a Musician (Bugler) in Company E, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 19 October 1861.

The rest of the War

He was discharged on disability at Concord, NH on 29 January 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1. His presence on the Campaign from Mike Pride at his Our War blog. Further details from family genealogists. A post-war photo of him is at his gravesite page on Findagrave.

More on the Web

See more about Cutler and Sgt. Eldad Rhodes, Company B, after Antietam in a post by Mike Pride on Our War.


11/04/1819; Springfield, VT


04/14/1881; Claremont, NH; burial in Pleasant Street Cemetery, Claremont, NH