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|
inflammation of bowel
(Acton death register, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," v. 320, p. 36, AmericanAncestors.org).
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 (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 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 (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 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 (Acton death register).
Richard Kinsley's name 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: 73.
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