Birth: August 25, 1835, Orange county, New York.
Death: March 31, 1887, Kansas City, Kansas.
Father: William Blake Eager.
Mother: Susan Moore Eager.
Wife: Phoebe Wilkin Eager, married January 21, 1851.
Mary W. Mamie Eager.
Peter Eager was not in the New York, Volunteer Infantry. He servied the the New York State Militia, first enlistment was for 30, days in 1861, his second enlistment was for 3, months in 1862.