Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E||26th MVI||Private; enl. Sept. 14, 1861; must. Oct. 18, 1861||
discharged for disability, Sept. 26, 1862, New Orleans
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||26th MVI||Aug. 16, 1886||Invalid||5 828 421||454 750|
Recorded as member no. 117 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||May 16, 1907|
|Place||Boston, Mass. (resident of Winthrop)|
|Cause||uremia (source: Boston death record)|
|Obituary||Concord Enterprise, May 22, 1907|
|Burial||Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
1850 census: Acton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, Household 13, Family 14:
Abraham B. Handley (transcribed "Hanolly"), age 53, Farmer
Susan E., age 45
George, 21, Farmer
Ellen A., 17
William S., 13
("1850 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
The 1862/63 annual town report for the Town of Acton (p. 18) records George Handley's service in the 26th, with the note "not credited to this town by the State Authorities."
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
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