Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E||6th MVI (9 months)||Private; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862||must. out June 3, 1863||Acton||farmer||age 25|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||6th MVI||Feb. 9, 1883||Invalid||471 994||271 019||Mass.|
|Oct. 25, 1915||Widow||1 054 817||Mass.|
Recorded as member no. 20 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||September 4, 1915|
|Obituary||Concord Enterprise, Sept. 9, 1915|
|Burial||Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
|Survived by||wife Helena C. (Gray)|
Walter C. [sic] Holden, age 23, a farmer, is recorded as an inhabitant of West Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household with Ellen C. Holden, age 29 ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
Walter Osro Holden, a 28 year old farmer, is recorded in the 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 176) with Hellen Colby Holden (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 61-62).
Walter O. Holden is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules," Ancestry.com).
The name Walter O. Holden is recorded on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
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