Civil War Records of Amasa M. Knowlton


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
D 33rd MVI Private; enl. July 24, 1862; must. Aug. 7, 1862 must. out June 11, 1865 Swanville, Me. farmer age 20
MASSCW, 3:555

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


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
D 33rd MVI Sept. 30, 1902 Invalid 1 291 534   Calif.  

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  4 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 119 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1). 



October 2, 1902

Place Soldiers Home, Los Angeles, Calif.


Burial Live Oak Memorial Park, Monrovia, Los Angeles, California (Find A Grave Memorial # 22965126)
Survived by

Additional Information

Son of Amasa and Olive Knowlton. Brother of George and Franklin.

Amasa M. Knowlton, age 27, "in Nevada", is recorded in the census for Swanville, Maine in the 1870 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 126/130) of Amasa and Olive W. Knowlton. Also in the household was Franklin R. Knowlton, age 23. ("1870 United States Federal Census,"

Amasa Knowlton, age 37, a farmer, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton, Massachusetts in the 1880 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 113/125) with his wife Elizabeth F. Knowlton, age 23, and one child ("1880 United States Federal Census,"

Amasa M. Knowlton is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules,"

Amasa M. Knowlton, a 57 year old farmer, born June, 1842 in Maine, is recorded in the 1900 federal census for El Monte, California. He was a widower with four living children, age 8-20, all born in Massachusetts. ("1900 United States Federal Census,"

Amasa M. Knowlton was admitted to the Los Angeles Solider's Home October 2, 1902 and died four days later. ("U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938,"


See also family notes in the "Find a Grave" record for daughter Maud Howard Knowlton:




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