Ashbell W. Olmstead, son of Mrs. E. F. Olmstead-Hall of Worsecter, Massachusetts. Died November 11, 1902, aged 25 years. Corporal 2nd U. S. Cavalry Band.
Apparently died while on duty at Fort Myer, Virginia.
OLMSTEAD, ASHBELL W
CORPL BAND 2 U S CAV
DATE OF DEATH: 11/11/1902
BURIED AT: SECTION FT MY SITE 151
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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