1st Lt. T. (Thomas) Henry Edsall
176th New York Infantry
Civil War Period
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The following was submitted by David Edsall:
THOMAS HENRY EDSALL OF COLORADO SPRINGS, COL.
Mr. Edsall is descended from English and Dutch settlers in New Amsterdam, who were prominent in the early colonial affairs of New York and New Jersey.
Born in the City of New York, he was graduated from Brown University in 1861, commissioned adjutant of the 176th Regiment, New York Volunteers, in 1862, and served in the Department of the Gulf until the muster out of his regiment near the close of 1863. Then, entering the Law School of Columbia College and the office of Charles O'Conor and B. F. Dunning, he was admitted to the bar in New York City in 1865. ...
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
November 21, 2008