Civil War Records of Richard Kinsley

Service

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
MASSCW, 4:458

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x

Pension

Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
               

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  x

Grand Army of the Republic

x


Death

Date August 18, 1880
Place Acton, Mass.
Age 56 years, 7 months, 19 days
Cause

inflammation of bowel

(Acton death register, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," v. 320, p. 36, AmericanAncestors.org).

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Additional Information

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."

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See also:

Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War:  73.

 

 

 

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