Not Afraid to Go: Acton’s Part in the Birth and Preservation of Our Nation


The Home Front in Acton

This section includes:
  • Letter from Maria Kinsley to the Sanitary Commission
  • Map of Acton's villages
  • Program of Sabbath school exhibition 1862
  • Commercial ads of Acton businesses
  • Photo of John Fletcher's boot and shoe factory, burned in 1862
  • Photo of Fletcher's new factory in 1863
  • Painting of Ball pencil factory in East Acton
  • Photo of Acton Center in 1879
  • Illustration of Col. Winthrop E. Faulkner
  • Letters to and from troops in the field and their families
  • Town support of soldier's families


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