Civil War Union Soldier. He enrolled in a cavalry unit called "Halsted's Horse" on August 2, 1861, and was mustered in as a Private in Company F on August 23, 1861. The unit eventually became the 1st New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry, and Edward Adams served continually with his Company throughout the entire war. He re-enlisted on December 25, 1863, and was promoted to Corporal on February 1, 1864. After the war was concluded he fell ill from his exertions in the field, and was discharged from Federal service not with his regiment, but at the Ward United States Army General Hospital in Newark, New Jersey on Aug. 19, 1865. He lived less then a year after that, passing away in July 1866.
Burial: Columbus Cemetery Columbus Burlington County New Jersey, USA Plot: Section A, Lot 15, Block 12, Grave 2
Created by: Russ Dodge Record added: Oct 22, 2004
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