Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E||26th MVI||Private; enl. Sept. 5, 1861; must. Oct. 18, 1861||died Nov. 16, 1862||West Acton||farmer||
age recorded as 18;
died of disease, Nov. 16, 1862, New Orleans, La.
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||26th MVI||Oct. 24, 1891||father||530 175||William Lentell|
|Date||November 16, 1862|
|Place||New Orleans, La.|
|Cause||chronic diarrhea (source: Acton death record, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910. In: NewEnglandAncestors.org [online database]).|
|Survived by||William Lentell|
Son of William Lentell and Mary (Lamb) Lentell (source: Acton death record, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910. In: NewEnglandAncestors.org [online database]).
James Reuben Lentell, age 10, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 210) with Mary Lentell, age 35 (source: 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton. Compiled by Ann S. Lainhart. Boston, 1989. Page 27.)
James R. Lentell, age 15, is recorded as a resident of West Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 268) with Wm. Lentell, age 54, born in England, and Mary L. Lentell, age 47, born in Mass. (source: 1860 United States Federal Census. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).
The death of James R. Lentill, Soldier in the United States Service, is recorded in the 1862/63 annual report for the Town of Acton (p. 15 and 20).
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "Our Honored Dead."
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