Thursday, October 23, 2014

Emery M. Eastman.

Emery M. Eastman.

Birth: January 5, 1836, Pennsylvania.
Death: December 28, 1907.

Wife: Perina B. Eastman.

Children: Non found.

Burial: Haviland Cemetery, Haviland, Kiowa County, Kansas.

In 1900 was listed as a Dragsman; "Dragsman The driver of a drag or coach. A thief who follows carriages to cut away luggage from behind. One engaged in dragging a a river, lake, pond, harbor, or the like, in search of something".

He was also Civil War Veteran.
Ohio 96th, Infantry.

Captain Emery M. Eastman. Age 26; date of commission as Second Lieutenant Company G, July 28, 1862; promoted to First Lieutenant December 2, 1862, and to Captain Company F, March 19, 1863, and transferred to Company A, November 18, 1864, on consolidation. Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Sieges of Vicksburg and Jackson, Miss., Grand Coteau and Sabine Cross Roads, Ia., where wounded in right hand; Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler. Mustered out with Company July 7, 1865. Address Wellsford, Kansas

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