Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E||6th MVI (100 Days)||Private; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 18, 1864||must. out Oct. 27, 1864||Acton||farmer||also served in Navy as cook in 1876|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||6th MVI||Aug. 27, 1890||Invalid||901 736||748 429||Mass.|
|Navy||Wabash, Adams, Ohio|
|Date||May 9, 1901|
|Cause||pneumonia and arterio-sclerosis|
Mount Hope Cemetery, Boston
(record for Joel S. Conant in Boston death register, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," vol. 519, p. 233 [image], AmericanAncestors.org).
"Sherman J. Conant", age 13, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 238) of John Conant, age 38, a farmer, and Mary E. Conant, age 37 ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
Member of Soldiers' Home, Togus, Maine; died while on furlough at Boston, Mass.
("U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938," Ancestry.com)
The name J. Sherman Conant is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
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