- According to EdwardsGenerations,
"David A. Edwards enlisted in Civil war as Corporal of Co. I, 5th. Me. Vol. Regt. Inf.; being mustered into service for a term of three years, June 24, 1861; was promoted to rank of Sergeant, Feb. 26, 1864; was transferred to Maine Veteran Regt.; was wounded in the charge at "Bloody Angle." "Battles of the Wilderness," May 10, 1864. Member of IOOF of Me.; charter member of Harry Rust Post, No 54, GAR of Maine."
"Service Record: Enlisted as a Private at the age of 32; Promoted to Full Sergeant (1864); Enlisted in Company I, 5th Infantry Regiment Maine; Transfered in Company B, 7th Infantry Regiment Maine on 27 February 1864; Transferred on 27 February 1864 ; Transferred on 21 August 1864 ; Transfered in Company B, 1st Vet Infantry Regiment Maine on 21 August 1864; Promoted to Full Private on 15 February 1865 (Reduced to ranks, estimated day); Received a disability discharge on 14 May 1865. (Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine. (MERoster) Published in 1861-1866 by Stevens & Sayward)."
He is included on the Civil War page.