Acton Memorial Library
|E (Davis Guards)||6th MVI
|Private, enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861||must. out Aug. 2, 1861||Boxborough|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||6th MVI||Feb. 17, 1896||Invalid||1 174 389||909 787||Mass.|
Recorded as member no. 111 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||October 4, 1918|
|Cause||suicide by gunshot|
|Obituary||Concord Enterprise, October 12, 1918|
|Burial||Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
Eldest son of Jacob Littlefield and second wife Ann Brooks Raymond of Boxborough. Born in Wells, Maine. Family returned to Boxborough when Waldo was two years of age. Waldo settled in West Acton, married Nellie Witherell, of Woodstock, Conn. and was engaged as a carriage manufacturer. (See: Lucie Caroline Hager. Boxborough: A New England Town and Its People. Philadelphia: J.W. Lewis, 1891. 161.)
Waldo Littlefield is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton (source: 1890 Veterans Schedules. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).
Henry L. Hosmer. The Town of Acton in the Civil War, 1861-1865. Tucson, AZ: The Author, 2001. 122.
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