Acton Memorial Library
|E (Davis Guards)||6th MVI
|Private; enl. April16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861||must. out Aug. 2, 1861||Acton||age 21|
|E||26th MVI||Private; enl. Sept. 4, 1861; must. Oct. 18, 1861; prom. Corpl. Nov. 1, 1861; Sergt. Aug. 27, 1862; re-enlist. Jan. 1, 1864; prom. 1st Sergt. Nov. 1, 1864; comm. 2nd Lieut. Dec. 11, 1864; must. July 2, 1865||must. out Aug. 26, 1865 as 2nd Lieut.||South Acton||farmer||
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|Dec. 31, 1891||Invalid||1 082 766||947 287||Mass.|
|Date||January 2, 1898|
|Place||East Pepperell, Mass.|
|Burial||Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
James Moulton, age 20, is recorded as an inhabitant of South Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household of Richard and Joanna Moulton, which also included brother Charles H. Moulton (source: 1860 United States Federal Census. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
Peggy Jo Brown. Hometown Soldiers: Civil War Veterans of Assabet Village & Maynard Massachusetts. Maynard, Mass.: Flying Heron Press, 2005. 228, 262-265.
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