Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E (Davis Guards)||6th MVI
|Private, enl. April 15, 1861; must. April 22, 1861||must. out Aug. 2, 1861||Acton|
|E||6th MVI (9 months)||Private; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862||must. out June 3, 1863||Acton||gunsmith||age 21|
|H||1st District of Columbia Cavalry||Private; enl. at Augusta Maine on Feb. 11, 1864; must. Feb. 16, 1864||transferred to 1st Maine Cav. on Feb. 14, 1865||Skowhagen, Somerset County, Maine||farmer||
|M||1st Maine Cav.||Feb. 14, 1865||must. out at Augusta on Aug. 1, 1865|
MASSCW, 1:381, 1:413
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|1st District of Columbia Cavalry
1st Maine Cav.
|Aug. 29, 1887||Invalid||620 861||420 014||Maine|
|March 12, 1888||Widow||368 921||251 034||Maine||Phelena B. Bray|
|Date||September 26, 1887|
|Place||Skowhagen, Maine (source: pension file)|
Although the pension file for Henry L. Bray does not mention service in the Sixth Massachusetts, the 1890 Veterans census records "Telena B. Gray" as the widow of Henry L. Bray of Co. E, Sixth Mass., in Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine ("1890 Veterans Schedules," Ancestry.com).
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War, p. 89.
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