Civil War Records of Waldo G. Dunn


Obituary for Waldo G. Dunn

Clinton Courant, May 13, 1911

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Civil War Veteran Dies at His Home on Walnut Street on Sunday.

    After a lingering illness of chronic heart disease, Waldo G. Dunn, 68 years of age, passed away Sunday morning at his home, 70 Walnut street. He was born at Concord, November 11, 1842, son of Wm. G. and Sophie (Snow) Dunn. His early days were spent in Acton, he coming to Clinton in 1877, where he has since resided. He was in the employ of the Bigelow Carpet Co. almost 34 years.
     He was a civil war veteran, enlisting in Acton as a private in Co. I, 3d Mass. Heavy Artillery. He was a member of Lancaster lodge, I. O. O. F., also of the First Congregational church.
     In 1867, in Acton, he married Miss Frances Burnham.
     Besides his widow, he is survived by one son, W. Irving, and one daughter, Mrs. A. L. Danforth of North Reading. 
     Funeral services were held at his late home, Tuesday afternoon, in charge of Undertaker King. Burial was in Acton.