Wellington Genealogy Group
Wellington Genealogy Group

Member of GAR post 219

Escol Copeland

Age: 79
Residence: Wellington
Occupation: Farmer
Entry into the Service
Date: 11.22.62
Rank: Corporal
Co.: G
Regiment: 8th Mich Cav
Final Discharge
Date: 9.22.65
Rank: Corporal
Co.: E
Regiment: 8th Mich Cav
Length of Service: 3 years
Cause of Discharge:
Date of Muster into the G.A.R.:
When Honorably Discharged:
When Suspended:
When Dropped:
Where Buried: Greenwood Wellington
Nature of Wounds Received:
When and in what Engagements Wounded:
Remarks: Died July 22, 1920


Wellington Enterprise, 27 July 1920, page 5

Escol A. Copeland born June 4, 1842 at Adams, Jefferson County, N.Y., died at his home in Wellington township after a brief illness, July 22, 1920, age 78 years, 1 month and 18 days. Escol Copeland, Detroit, enlisted in company I., eighth cavalry, November 22, 1862 at Detroit for three years age 21. Mustered February 4, 1863. Corporal, March 1, 1865. Transferred to company E July 20, 1865. Mustered out at Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 22, 1865.

He was the oldest son of Jased and Dimmis Copeland and is survived by a son, Thomas E. Copeland of Chicago, Ill., a daughter, Mrs. Sarah Ferbrach, Bonners Ferry, Idaho, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild, two brothers at Milldale, Neb., two sisters at Tacoma, Washington, and his wife Sarah Copeland.

Card of Thanks
We wish to thank the friends and neighbors, also Rev. Willard for the kindness and sympathy also the floral offerings, during our recent sorrow in the loss of our beloved husband and father.
Mrs. Escol Copeland and family
Thomas Copeland and family.
Mrs. Sarah Ferbrach and family.