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||died Feb. 10, 1863||Acton||farmer||
died of disease Feb 10, 1863 at Suffolk, Va.
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||6th MVI||May 17, 1867||Mother||147 214||108 848||Eliza Conant|
|Sept. 27, 1866||Father||133 835||146 116||William Conant|
|Date||February 10, 1863|
|Survived by||Eliza Conant; William Conant|
Elbridge Conant, age 19, a farmer, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 72) with Silas Conant, age 57, a farmer, and Elia Conant, age 56 ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
The death of Elbridge Conant, Soldier in United States Service, and son of Silas and Eliza Conant, is recorded in the 1862/63 annual report for the Town of Acton (p. 20), and the 1863/64 annual report for the Town of Acton (p. 18)
The name Elbridge Conant is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "Our Honored Dead."
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