Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E||6th MVI (9 months)||Private; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862||must. out June 3, 1863||Acton||carpenter|
|E||6th MVI (100 days)||Corpl.; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 18, 1864||
must. out Oct. 27, 1864
|MASSCW, 1:414, 449|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||6th MVI||March 16, 1882||Invalid||443 150||277 575||Mass.|
Recorded as member no. 43 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||July 10, 1927|
|Place||Concord Junction, Mass.|
|Obituary||Concord Enterprise, July 13, 1927|
|Burial||Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
Wm Chaplin, age 20, a farm laborer, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 275) with William Chaplin, age 49, a farmer, and Sophia Chaplin, age 42. Also in the household was his brother Waldo Chaplin ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
The name William Chaplin, Jr. is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
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