Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|I||8th MVI (9 months)||Private; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Sept. 15, 1862||must. out Aug. 7, 1863||Saugus||blacksmith||
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|I||8th MVI||July 16, 1897||Invalid||1 194 535||1 087 611||Mass.|
|May 22,1921||Widow||1 174 784||904 603||Mass.||Ellen M. Guilford|
Recorded as member no. 5 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts. Served as Post Commander, 1907-08 (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||May 11, 1921|
|Obituary||Concord Enterprise, May 18, 1921|
|Burial||Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
|Survived by||Ellen M. Guilford|
Samuel A. Guilford is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules," Ancestry.com).
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