Monday, December 22, 2014

Edward C. D.Lines.

Edward C. D. Lines.

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Was born May 9, 1836, in New Haven, Connecticut. Was educated in the New Haven city schools and at Prof. Lovell's private school. Was a son of Hon. C. B. Lines, president of the Connecticut colony, coming to Kansas with the colony in 1856. On May 24, 1857, was united in marriage to Miss Grace A. Thomas, to which union two children were born, Lizzie and Edna. Mr. Lines was elected register of deeds in 1859, and clerk of the district court the same year. Was clerk of the board of supervisors until 1861, when he joined the army. Was captain of Co. B. 2nd Kansas, and was killed on the skirmish line near Fort Smith, Arkansas, September 1, 1863. Was a man of sterling worth and a promising futPush to enlarge.ure. It was in his honor the Lines Post, Alma, was named.

Edward C. D. Lines,, Captain; Second Kansas Infantry, Co. B., Residence Wabaunsee; Mustered in August 31,1861.  Promoted from Third Lieutenant to Second Lieutenant,August 31,1861.  Wounded in action at Wilson's Creek,Missouri,August 10, 1861-63?

Burial: Fort Smith National Cemetery,Fort Smith,  Sebastion County Arkansas.

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