Edwards, James W

Rank: Private

Unit: K Trp, 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: January 4, 1899 in Youngstown, Ohio. He was 18 yrs 10 mos.

Date of birth: 1 Mar 1882

Hometown: Hubbard, Ohio

Occupation prior to enlistment: Butcher

Campaign: Spanish American War

Died: 20 August 1899

Age at death: 19

Cause of death: Chronic nephritis

Location of fatality: Santa Clara Barracks, Cuba

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Place of interment: Oak Hill Cemetery in Youngstown, Ohio

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