Saturday, October 19, 2013

Edward Connors or Conners, 9th., Illinois Cavalry.

Edward Conners, Private, 9th., Illinois, Cavalry, Co. A., Residence Geneseo, enlisted September 1, 1861, mustered in September 18, 1861.  Re-enlisted as a veteran, mustered in May 16, 1864.

Surgeon General Files.

Edward Connors, private, Co. A., 9th., Illinois Cavalry, age 22, received  in a street fight a blow from a stone which struck the left side of the forehead.  Was taken to Lawson Hospital in St. Louis, and there he died at midnight of March 24, 1864.

Burial: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louts, St. Louis County, Missouri.

Authors note.  In the National Park Service, and Surgeon General Files he is listed as Connors.
In the Illinois State records he is listed as Conners.

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