Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E||26th MVI||Private; enl Sept. 4, 1861; must. Oct 18, 1861; re-enlist. Jan. 1, 1864||must. out Aug. 26, 1865||Boxborough [credit Acton]||farmer||
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||26th MVI||July 8, 1892||Invalid||1120647||NY|
|Date||April 13, 1899|
Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY, Plot 5707
(source: Interment.net, website, http://www.interment.net/data/us/ny/kings/cypressnat/index_braby.htm)
James Brant, age 19, is recorded in the 1860 census as a resident of Boxborough, Middlesex, Mass., in the household (no. 57/57) of E.L. Battles ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
His re-enlistmet credited to Acton is recorded on: Copy of the Tabulated Record of Men who Re-enlisted in the 26th Mass. Vols. about Jan. 1, 1865, and were credited on Acton's quota, none of which have received a Town bounty (broadside, approx. 11.25x13 in., courtesy Brewster Conant).
In the 1890 veterans census, James P. Brant is recorded at 106 Somes St. in Brooklyn, New York (house 320/605) ("1890 Veterans Schedules," Ancestry.com).
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