Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|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|
|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|
|Date||May 7, 1911|
|Cause||chronic heart disease|
|Obituary||Clinton Courant, May 13, 1911|
|Burial||Woodlawn Cemtery, Acton, Mass.|
|Survived by||wife Frances M., son W. Irving; daughter|
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).
Waldo G. Dunn's name is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War: 81, 124.
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