Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E||6th MVI (9 months)||Private; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862||must. out June 3, 1863||Boston||farmer||age 20|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||6th MVI||Widow||465 966||305 851||Mass.||
Ellen M. Marsters (Ella M. Morrison)
|Date||February 17, 1886|
43 years, 6 months
occupation: livery stable
("Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," AmericanAncestors.org)
|Burial||Springdale Cemetery, Montague, Mass. (source: National Graves Registration Database, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, http://www.suvcwdb.org.)|
|Survived by||Ella M. Marsters|
Born in Nova Scotia to Jonathan and Jane Marsters. In 1880, a papermaker, age 37, married Ellen M. Briggs, age 23, in Boston ("Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," AmericanAncestors.org)
Enlistment of "Lewis J. Masters" recorded in the 1862/63 Acton Annual Town Report, p. 19.
Ellen M., widow of Lewis J. Marsters, is recorded as a resident of Turners Falls in the 1890 veterans census ("1890 Veterans Schedules," Ancestry.com).
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union" as "Lewis J Masters."
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