Acton Memorial Library
|D||33rd MVI||Private; enl. July 24, 1862; must. Aug. 7, 1862||must. out June 11, 1865||Swanville, Me.||farmer||age 20|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|D||33rd MVI||Sept. 30, 1902||Invalid||1 291 534||Calif.|
Recorded as member no. 119 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||A note in his pension file reads "deceased 10-6-1902"|
|Place||Soldiers Home, Los Angeles, Calif.?|
Family from Swanville, Maine. Son of Amasa and Olive Knowlton. Brother of George and Franklin. Both Amasa senior and his son Amasa were in Acton by the time of the 1880 census (source: 1880 United States Federal Census. In: Ancestry.com [online database]). Amasa senior died in Acton in 1910 (source: Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910. In: American Ancestors [online database].)
Amasa M. Knowlton is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton (source: Ancestry.com. 1890 Veterans Schedules [database on-line]).
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