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Emmitsburg's Civil War Soldiers

(Company C, Cole’s Cavalry)

Private George Eyster


War Record

George Eyster born in 1847 was one of Andrew Eyster s eight children, and it he fought in the Civil War with Company C of Cole's Cavalry as a Private. He enlisted on March 8, 1865 and mustered out of service on June 28, 1865.

George owned a jewelry store in Emmitsburg, and he was also in business with his younger brother, Hall Webster Eyster. George Died in 1912.