Civil War Records of Elbridge Eugene Hosmer


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
H 4th MVI (9 months) Sergt.; enl. Aug. 30, 1862; must. Sept. 19, 1862 must. out Aug. 28, 1863 Lawrence carpenter

age 21;

taken prisoner Brashear City, La, June 23, 1863; paroled June 25, 1863

MASSCW, 1:256

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
H 4th MVI May 20, 1911 Invalid   1 024 610 Mass.  

March 4, 1921





Clara O. Hosmer

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  10 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date January 28, 1921
Place North Andover, Mass.  (source: pension file)
Age 79 years, 8 months, 12 days

probable heart disease

(source for death record: pension file)

Survived by widow, Clara O. Hosmer

Additional Information

Elbridge Eugene Hosmer was born in Acton, Mass. on May 16, 1841 to parents Abner and Lois Hosmer  (source: pension file).

Eugene Hosmer, age 19, is recorded as an inhabitant of Lawrence, Mass. in the 1860 federal census, in household of Abner and Lois Hosmer ("1860 United States Federal Census,"

E. Eugene Hosmer, a 24 year old carpenter, married Clara O. McCoy in Lawrence, Mass. on January 1, 1866 (source: pension file)


See also:

Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War: 56.


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