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Lt. George Edgar Filkins

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DATE OF BIRTH
1842

DATE OF DEATH
3/15/1887

HISTORY
Now we arrive at the grave of Lt. George Edgar Filkins. He was one of the most prominent attorneys in San Mateo County. He served as an enlisted man in the Civil War until promoted to Second Lieutenant in 1864. He was in charge of an all black Union infantry unit. He was a Mason and is buried in the Mason's plot as the Grand Army of the Republic plot had not yet been established.

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Historic Union Cemetery Page: Lt. George Edgar Filkins

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