Civil War Records of Meldon S. Giles


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
6th MVI (100 days) Private; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 18, 1864

must. out Oct. 27, 1864

Acton cooper age 23
MASSCW, 1:450

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 30-31 (PDF)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 6th MVI June 20, 1905 Invalid 1 337 279 1 112 046 Mass.  

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  9 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

James A. Garfield Post 120, Lowell, Mass.  (Sargent, Grand Army of the Republic, p. 396).


Date September 7, 1926
Place Lowell, Mass.
Age 84
Survived by  

Additional Information

Meldon Stevens Giles, age 14, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 14) with Isreal Haynes Giles and Lucy Giles (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 6). 

Meldon S. Giles, age 20, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household with Israel and Lucy Giles ("1860 United States Federal Census,"

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


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