Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|Regimental Band||16th MVI||Muscian; enl. and must. Aug. 5, 1861||disch. Aug. 9, 1862||Acton||mason||age 23|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|band||16th MVI||Nov. 29, 1897||Invalid||1 201 644||1 047 828||Mass.|
|July 23, 1913||Widow||1 011 659||764 620||Mass.||Miranda B. Jones|
|Date||July 17, 1913|
|Age||75 years, 9 months, 18 days|
Rocklawn Cemetery, Marlborough, Mass.
(source: certificate of death, in pension file)
|Survived by||Miranda B. Jones|
Edwin A. Jones was born in Stow, Mass. to parents Aaron Jones and Ruth Rand (certificate of death in pension file).
Edwin Augustus Jones, an 18 year old mason, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 291/301) of Francis Conant (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 36).
The name Edwin A. Jones is included 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: 65.
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