Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
||Private; drafted and must. July 20, 1863||transf. to 39th Mass. Inf. June 25, 1864||Acton||teamster||wounded May 8, near Spottsylvania, Va.;|
|H||39th MVI||Private; June 25, 1864||must. out June 9, 1865||Acton||teamster||age 23|
|MASSCW, 2:64, 4:91.|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
Sylvanus R. Hunt, age 21, a stone cutter, is recorded as an inhabitant of West Acton in the 1860 federal census (dwelling no. 196), in household with Hiram Hunt, age 50, a stone cutter, and Susan Hunt, age 57 ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
The enlistment of Sylvanus Hunt (drafted) is recorded in the 1863/64 annual report for the Town of Acton:19-20.
The name Sylvanus Hunt is recorded on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union.
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