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Relation: LC00016 – Havens Family Papers, Box 2, Folder 16
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Civil War Record Of Edwin R. Havens, Page: 1
Civil War Record Of Edwin R. Havens
CIVIL WAR RECORD OF EDWIN R. HAVENS
Havens, Edwin R., Buchanan. Enlisted in company A,
Seventh Cavalry, as Sergeant, Sept. 12, 1862 at
Buchanan, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered Oct. 13,
1862. Wounded in action at Gettysburg, Pa., July 3,
1863. Promoted First Sergeant Oct. 24, 1864.
Discharged to accept promotion June 17, 1865.
Commissioned Second Lieutenant company I, to date
May 24, 1865. Mustered June 17, 1865. Discharged
to accept promotion June 23, 1865. Commissioned
First Lieutenant to date Feb. 27, 1865. Mustered
June 24, 1865. Mustered out at Fort Leavenworth,
Kan., Dec. 15, 1865. Was in battles of Hanover,
Hunterstown, Gettysburg, Smithfield, Hagerstown
and Boonsbore. Present residence, Lansing, Mich.