Private Edmund Orlando Cleveland, Company A.


        EDMUND ORLANDO CLEVELAND, m. Margaret Frances Lawrence, April 6, 1868, at Cohoes, N. Y. Settled at Bloomington, Ill., where he still resides. He was born at Broadalbin, Fulton County, New York, June, 1843. He moved to Prescott, Wisconsin, in 1857. Upon the breaking out of the rebellion, he joined the 12th Reg't of Wisconsin Vol. Infantry, and was assigned to the mail service, in which he served throughout the war, first, as postmaster of his regiment, then of a brigade, and in May, 1864, he was ordered to take charge of the mail at headquarters 17th Army Corps. This position he retained the fall of Atlanta, Ga., when he was ordered to report to Col. A. H. Markland, Sup't of Mail, U. S. Army, and served with him till the close of the war.

Children:--
1. JENNIE LAWRENCE (Cleveland), b. Feb. 18, 1869; d. July 4, 1869.
2. FRANCES ELIZA " b. Aug. 5, 1872; d. Aug. 27, 1872.
3. WILLIAM EDMUND " b. Dec. 5, 1878.

The Rawson Family, Page 163
Author: E.B. Crane
Call Number: CS71.R262