Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
||6th MVI (9 months)
||Private; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862||must. out June 3, 1863||Acton||farmer||age 18|
|E||26th MVI||Private; enl. and must. Feb. 28, 1864||Acton||farmer||killed Sept. 19, 1864 at Winchester, Va|
|MASSCW, 1:414, 3:90|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|Date||September 19, 1864|
|Age||19 years, 6 months|
|Cause||killed in battle|
|Burial||Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
Eugene L. Hall, age 15 (born Mass.) is recorded as an inhabitant of West Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household with parents Enoch Hall, age 50, a farmer and Emeline Hall, age 40; D.H. Hall, age 17; and siblings ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
The funeral of Eugene Hall, Henry Wilder, and John H. Fletcher, who were killed at Winchester, is described in a letter dated November 6, 1864 from Hepsabeth Augusta Fletcher to her brother Aaron Jones Fletcher.
Eugene Lazell Hall was the brother of Delette Hall and cousin of Henry Hapgood. His mother, Emeline (Hosmer) Hall was the sister of Mary Ann (Hosmer) Hapgood, Henry Hapgood's mother. In a letter to Delete Hall dated April 10, 1865, Mary Ann Hapgood lamented the loss of her son Henry Hapgood and her sister's son, Eugene Hall (The Letters of Henry Hapgood's Family: 53).
The death of Eugene L. Hall, Soldier in U.S. Service, is recorded in the 1864/65 annual report for the Town of Acton: 17.
The volume of Personal War Sketches in the collection of the Acton Memorial Library was presented in memory of Eugene L. Hall.
The Name Eugene L. Hall is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "Our Honored Dead."
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