Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
enl. Sept. 19, 1861; must. Oct. 18, 1861; prom. Corpl. Aug. 29, 1862; re-enlist. Jan. 1., 1864; prom. Commy. Sergt. Nov. 1, 1864
|disch. April 13, 1865||West Acton||farmer|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||26th MVI||May 8, 1905||Invalid||1 335 495||1 110 160||Mass.|
|Dec. 3, 1920||Widow||1 166 630||980 457||Mass.||Susan A. Hall|
Recorded as member no. 9 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts. Served as Post Commander, 1891 and 1917-19 (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||November 18, 1920|
|Place||N.E. Deaconess Hospital, Brookline, Mass.|
|Obituary||Concord Enterprise, Nov. 24, 1920
Acton Enterprise, Nov. 24, 1920, p. 1.
|Burial||Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
|Survived by||widow, Susan A. Hall|
Born March 20, 1843 in Bolton, Mass. to parents Enoch and Emeline Hall (source: pension file)
D.H. Hall, age 17, is recorded as an inhabitant of West Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling 188) with Enoch Hall, age 50, a farmer; Emeline Hall, age 40; Eugene L. Hall, age 15; and siblings ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
Delette Haynes Hall, a 22 year old blacksmith, is recorded in the 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 181) of Enoch and Emeline Hall (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton: 62.)
Delette H. Hall, age 24, a blacksmith; and Susie A. Wetherbee, age 22, born in Boxborough to John and Susannah (Fairbanks) Wetherbee, were married June 20, 1867 in West Acton (Acton marriage record, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," AmericanAncestors.org).
Delette H. Hall is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules," Ancestry.com).
Delette Hall was one of the original corporate trustees of the Acton Memorial Library (source: "An Act to Incorporate the Acton Memorial Library," in Acts and Resolves Passed by the General Court of Massachusetts in the Year 1890: 51-52.)
The name Delete H. Hall 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: 37, 39.
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