Edward Hunter – Private, United States Army

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Edward Hunter, Private, Company H 124th Regiment, was born in Montgomery, Orange County New York in October 1843. He was the son of George and Margaret (Yerks) Hunter. Was a farmer and resided in Montgomery at date of enlistment, August 16, 1862.

He was in actions at Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. Wounded in the latter engagement and sent to hospital at Gettysburg, where he remained September 16, 1863. Wounded in the shoulder May 18, 1864, died of wounds June 30, 1864 and buried in National Cemetery at Arlington Virginia.


N.Y. State Adjutant Generals report 1903
HUNTER, EDWARD.—Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 18, 1862, at Walden, to serve three years; mustered in as Private, Company H, September 5, 1862; wounded in action, June 16, 1864, before Petersburgh, Virginia, and died of his wounds, June 30, 1862

HUNTER, EDWARD
PVT 124 NY INF CW

  • DATE OF DEATH: 06/30/1864
  • BURIED AT:   SITE 6528
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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