Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|G||48th MVI||Private; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 1, 1862||must. out Sept. 3, 1863||Boston||stone mason||age recorded as 30|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|Date||August 18, 1880|
|Age||56 years, 7 months, 19 days|
|Cause||inflammation of bowel|
Richard Kinsley, age "30?", a farmer, born in Ireland, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 221/226) with Elizabeth Kelley Kinsley and three children (source: 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton. Compiled by Ann S. Lainhart. Boston, 1989. Page 28.).
Richard Kinsley, age 40, a laborer, is recorded in the 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 191/218) with Eliza Kinsley and four children (source: 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton. Compiled by Ann S. Lainhart. Boston, 1989. Page 63.).
Richard Kinsley, a 56 year old stone mason, born in Ireland to parents Frank and Margaret, died August 18, 1880 in Acton. He was a widower at the time of his death (source: Acton death record, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910. In: American Ancestors [online database].).
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
Henry L. Hosmer. The Town of Acton in the Civil War, 1861-1865. Tucson, AZ: The Author, 2001. 73.
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