Austin, Edwin

Photo:  34th NC Infantry battle flag34th NC flagAge at Enlistment32

Length of Service: 1861-1862

State:  North Carolina

Rank1st Sergeant

Unit: 34th NC Infantry Regiment

Service Record: Enlisted as the 1st Sergeant of Co. A on 10 Aug 1861; present until died of disease at Richmond in 15 July 1862

Survived WarNo

Cemetery / Burial: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va. (so far can’t find grave, plot).

Soldier InfoThe 1860 Ashe Co. NC census shows his occupation as farmer, married with a young son. At the time he died in 1862 his son was about three years old. On Jan. 4, 1864 his widowed wife Louisiana went to Richmond for his death settlement.

Relationship to Author1st cousin 6x