Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E (Davis Guards)||6th MVI
|enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861||must. out Aug. 2, 1861||Acton|
|E||26th MVI||enl. Sept. 2, 1861; must. Oct. 18, 1861; re-enl. Jan. 1, 1864||must. out Aug. 26, 1865||South Acton||stone cutter||age 39|
|MASSCW, 1:382, 3:90|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
A 32 year old stonecutter named Nathan Goss, born in New Hampshire, is recorded in the 1850 census as a resident of Milton, Mass., in household with Lorinda Goss ("1850 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
The name Nathan Goss 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, p. 42.
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