Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E||26th MVI||Private; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862; re-enlist. Jan. 1, 1864||must. out Nov. 7, 1864||Acton||farmer||age 32; recorded as Loring "W." Jackson|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||26th MVI||June 29, 1892||Invalid||1 119 007||852 187||Mass.|
|Date||April 27, 1896|
|Age||65 years, 6 months|
a widower at time of death
(source: Somerville death record, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," AmericanAncestors.org).
Loring M. Jackson was born c. 1831 in Porter, Maine to parents Stillman Jackson and Mary Mason (source: Somerville death record, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," AmericanAncestors.org).
Loring Mason Jackson, a 34-year-old carpenter, born in Maine, is recorded in the 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 309/348) with Harriet Samantha Jackson (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 77).
Loring M. Jackson, a 40 year old carpenter, born in Maine, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1870 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 335/387) with Hattie S. Jackson and one child ("1870 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
The name Loring M. Jackson is recorded on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War: 45.
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