Edgar Stone was born in Westerlo, Albany County, NY in about 1835.,a son of Cyrus and Ruth Stone.
Marriage & Children
He married Mary E. Freleigh born in Westerlo at about 1839, a daughter of John and Elsie Freleigh on or about 1856 and had the following known children:
- Orlando Stone
- George Stone
- John Stone
- Anna Stone
- Jennie Stone
- Mary Stone
Edgar worked as a farmer before he enlisted in the 7th Heavy Artillery Regiment.
|Place of Birth:||Albany County, NY|
|Date of Birth:||1835|
|Term of Enlistment:||3 years|
|Enlistment Date:||6 Aug 1862|
|Enlistment Place:||Westerlo, NY|
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery|
|Promotion Date:||30 Jun 1864|
|Promotion Rank:||Full Sergeant|
|Muster Out Date:||17 Jun 1865|
|Muster Out Place:||Baltimore, MD|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 27 " Promoted to Sergt June 1864. Was in the following Battles Topotomy Creek(Totopotomoy Creek) North Anne Reiver(North Anna) Petersburg Deep Bottom Reams Station Discharged June 16, 1865. PO Address South Westerlo Albany Co N.Y."
Born in Westerlo, Age 27, Farmer, Blue eyes, Light hair, Light complexion, 5'11" tall.
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of NY for the year 1898; Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998.; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War|
Sgt. Edgar Stone was remembered for his service three decades later by Private Milo H. Clark, who was also in Company K.
His wife, Mary, died in 1907. Edgar died in 1910. Both are buried at the Hannacroix Rural Cemetery in Westerlo.
Additional Research Notes
- Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998
- Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
- Ancestry Military Databases
- NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
- May 19, 1898 Deposition of Milo H. Clark in NYC before John T. Clements, case number 841,323, Milo H. Clark pension records at Dept of VA Regional Office, Washington, DC