Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E||26th MVI||Private; enl. Oct. 14, 1861; must. Oct. 18,1861; re-enlist. Feb. 1, 1864||must. out Aug. 26, 1865||Chelmsford; second enlistment credit Acton||farmer||age 21|
Record of the Massachusetts Volunteers, 2:509
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||26th MVI||Invalid||153 899||117 568|
|Date||November 15, 1898|
|Age||58 years, 4 months, 2 days|
scurvy and chronic malaria
(source: Chelmsford death register, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," AmericanAncestors.org)
His re-enlistment credited to Acton is recorded on: Copy of the Tabulated Record of Men who Re-enlisted in the 26th Mass. Vols. about Jan. 1, 1865, and were credited on Acton's quota, none of which have received a Town bounty (broadside, approx. 11.25x13 in., courtesy Brewster Conant).
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