Civil War Records of Waldo G. Dunn

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
D 3rd MHA Private; enl. July 8, 1863; must. Aug. 14, 1863 disch. for disability Dec. 11, 1863 Concord mechanic  
MASSCW, 5:796

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x

Pension

Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
D 3rd MHA Sept. 16, 1903 Invalid 1 303 957 1 076 451 Mass.  
May 13, 1911 Widow 964 908 724 326 Mass. Frances M. Dunn

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  6 pages (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

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Death

Date May 7, 1911
Place Clinton, Mass.
Age 68
Cause chronic heart disease
Obituary Clinton Courant, May 13, 1911
Funeral  
Burial Woodlawn Cemtery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by wife Frances M., son W. Irving; daughter

Additional Information

Waldo Gordon Dunn, age 11, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 7) of William Greenlaw Dunn and Sophia Dunn  (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 5).

Waldo G. Dunn, age 17, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 67) with Wm. G. Dunn, age 46, a pencil maker, and Sophia Dunn, age 42 ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).

The enlistment of Waldo G. Dunn is recorded on page 20 of the 1863/64 annual report for the Town of Acton.

A letter dated July 19, 1863 to Aaron Jones Fletcher from his mother, mentions Waldo Dunn as among those who were drafted.

Waldo Gordon Dunn, a 22 year old mechanic, is recorded in the 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 12) of William Greenlaw Dunn and Sophia Snow Dunn (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 44).

Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."

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See also:

Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War: 81, 124.

 

 

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