Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|I||26th MVI||Private; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862||died Feb. 15, 1863||Acton||farmer||
age at enl. recorded as 44; died of disease Feb. 15, 1863, New Orleans, La.
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|I||26th MVI||Aug. 3, 1863||widow||29 160||15 090||Rosanna Miner|
|Feb. 15, 1868||minor||157 671||109 790||William McGovern, guardian|
|Date||February 15, 1863|
|Place||New Orleans, La.|
widow Rosanna Miner; children John, Marvin and Rosanna
The 1860 federal census for South Acton records Rosa Minor, age 35, born in Ireland, and children John and Marvin in household of Wm. Minor (dwelling no. 4, family no 7), a 40 year old farmer, born in New Hampshire (source: 1860 United States Federal Census. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).
The death of "Marivan Miner", Soldier in the United States Service, is recorded in the 1862/63 annual report for the Town of Acton (p. 20), and the 1863/64 annual report for the Town of Acton (p. 18).
Interred in Monument National Cemetery, Chalmette, La. (source: Roll of Honor, 21:368. [wherein regiment is misprinted as 36th Mass.])
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "Our Honored Dead" as "Marivan Miner."
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