Birth: 1842 Ohio.
Death: Jan. 12, 1916.
Wife: Sarah L. Carson ( 1847- - 1906.).
Children; Lewis, Franklin, Bertha Carson.
Note: They had six children all but one died before 1900.
Burial: Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon.
Name: CARSON, EDWARD. Rank: PVT. Company: E. Unit: 17 IL US INF.
Personal Characteristics. Residence: GALESBURG, KNOX CO, IL. Age: 19. Height: 5' 10 1/4. Hair; BROWN. Eyes: BLUE. Complexion: DARK. Marital Status: SINGLE. Occupation: BAKER. Nativity: ASHLAND, ASHLAND CO, OH.
Service Record. Joined When: MAY 25, 1861. Joined Where: PEORIA, IL. Period: 3 YRS. Muster In: MAY 25, 1861. Muster In Where: PEORIA, I.L.
Authors Note. There is no other service record on him. However his pension file state he was inured in the leg and hip,.
In 1909 he was a inmate in the Oregon Soldiers Home, he was also employed there as a Cook Laborer, at $5., per month.