Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E||26th MVI||Private; enl. and must. April 19, 1864; wounded Sept. 19, 1864 Winchester, Va.||disch. for wounds July 31, 1865||Acton Center||laborer||
|MASSCW, 3:89, as "Callam"|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||26th MVI||Sept. 11, 1865||Invalid||88 417||64 299|
|March 15, 1888||Widow||379 594||251 375||Mass.||Honora Callan|
|Feb. 20, 1891||Minor||501 923||Mass.||Wm. Mentzer, Guardian|
|Date||February 20, 1888|
|Survived by||Honora Callan|
Patrick Calanan [sic], age 27, born in Ireland, single, occupation Soldier, is recorded in the 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton in the household (285/324) of William Haggerty (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 74).
Patrick Callan, a 45 year old married laborer, born in Ireland, died February 20, 1888 in Harvard, Mass., of phthisis, and was buried in Ayer, Mass. (Harvard death register, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," v. 393, p. 508 [image], AmericanAncestors.org).
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union" as "Patrick Callahan."
Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War: 45.
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