Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|H||13th MVI||Private; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862||killed June 3, 1864||Stow||powder maker||
wounded and taken prisoner, Aug. 30, 1862, at 2nd Bull Run. Va.; paroled, date not shown; missing July 1, 1863 at Gettysburg, Penn.;
killed June 3, 1864 at Cold Harbor, Va.
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|H||13th MVI||Oct. 7, 1864||widow||67 870||38 189||Olive M. Lovering|
|Date||June 3, 1864|
|Place||Cold Harbor, Va.|
|Cause||killed in action|
|Burial||North Sudbury Cemetery, Sudbury, Mass.|
|Survived by||Olive M. Lovering (Chapin)|
"Daniel A. Loring" [sic], age 36, a powder maker is recorded as an inhabitant of West Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 280) with Olive Loring, age 39, and five children ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
"Living close to the boundary between Stow and Acton, both towns claimed credit for Lovering's enlistment." (Brown, Hometown Soldiers: 228, 258-262).
Daniel A. Lovering's name is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "Our Honored Dead".
Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War, 1861-1865: 11, 62.
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