Albert Prescott Eastman (1841 - 1915) Icn_world

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Place of Burial: Lived in Falls Church, VA
Birthplace: Derry, Rockingham, New Hampshire
Death: Died
Managed by: Doug Robinson
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About Albert Prescott Eastman

Albert Prescott Eastman(1841-1915). Civil War Veteran who enlisted 1861 in 18th Maine Infantry as Private. Promoted to First Sergeant. The regiment was renamed as 1st Maine Heavy Artillery in 1862. On Feb 1864 he was commissioned 2d Lieutenant, Company M. From 1862-1864 his unit defended Washington DC. In 1864 unit joined the Army of the Potomac at Spotsylvania, VA. Engaged in the Battle of Spotsylvania. Then Battle of Cold Harbor, VA. In Jun 1864 engaged at Battle of Petersburg, Va. The regiment sustained the Heaviest losses of Killed in Action than any other unit during the entire war. Lt Eastman was finally wounded on June 18, 1864. In May 1865 he was employed with the War Department in Washington, DC until he retired. Resided in Falls Church, VA.

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Albert Eastman's Timeline

September 6, 1841
Derry, Rockingham, New Hampshire
May, 1861
Age 19
May, 1865
Age 23
Employed as a clerk with the War Department in Washington, DC until he retired
December 24, 1869
Age 28
Washington, DC
March 5, 1873
Age 31
Washington, DC
April 23, 1877
Age 35
Falls Church, Virginia
July 13, 1915
Age 73
Lived in Falls Church, VA
Deacon for nine years in Washington, DC. Also, in Falls Church, VA
Washington, District of Columbia