Edgar Ketchum, American lawyer. member 7th New York regt.
Ketchum, Edgar was born on July 15, 1840 in New York, United States. Son of Edgar and Elizabeth Ketchum.
Graduated from College City of New York, 1860 (A.M., 1863). Law School Columbia College, 1862.
Was member 7th New York regiment. Afterward entered United States of America as Second lieutenant signal corps. Received 2 bvts. for gallant and meritorious conduct at capture of Fort Fisher, North Carolina, and for such service during the war.
Honorary discharge, 1865. Later three years engineer with rank of major in New York National Guard.