Acton Memorial Library
|E||26th MVI||enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862||disch. for disability Sept. 25, 1863, New Orleans, La.||Acton||farmer||
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
May 1, 1880
|Invalid||360 593||340 998|
|Dec. 10, 1886||Widow||350 137||240 400||Mass.||Sarah M. Battles|
|Date||March 6, 1885|
|Age||54 years, 5 months, 10 days|
|Survived by||Sarah M. Battles|
E.L. Battles, age 30, is recorded as an inhabitant of Boxborough, Middlesex, Mass. in the 1860 federal census. Also living in the household was James Brant. ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
Edward L. Battles and his wife Sarah M. are recorded as an inhabitants of Boxborough, Mass. in the 1870 and 1880 federal census ("United States Federal Census Collection," Ancestry.com).
Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War, p. 47.
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