Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E (Davis Guards)||6th MVI
|Corp.; enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861||must. out Aug. 2, 1861||Acton||age 26|
|E||Private; enl. Sept. 6, 1861; must. Oct. 23, 1861; prom. Corp. Nov. 1, 1861||discharged for disability Sept. 26, 1862 at New Orleans, La.||Acton||farmer||age 26|
|MASSCW, 1:381, 3:88|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|Sept. 21, 1863||Invalid||32 921||36 421|
|April 23, 1891||Widow||510 285||353 492||Mass.||Emma F. Blood|
Recorded as member no. 72 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||March 19, 1891|
|Age||56 years, 1 month, 21 days|
|Funeral||Concord Enterprise, March 27, 1891|
|Survived by||Emma F. Blood|
John F. Blood was born in Concord to parents John F. Blood and Eliza A. Buttrick (source: Acton death register, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," v. 419, p. 71, in AmericanAncestors.org).
John Blood, a 20 year old farmer, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 73) of Simon Tuttle (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 13.)
John Blood, age 25 year old farmer, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 30) of James Harris, which also included Francis E. Harris ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
John F. Blood is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules," Ancestry.com).
John F. Blood, a 56 year old married farmer, died February 19, 1891, in Acton, Mass., of pneumonia (Acton death register).
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
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