Civil War Records of Charles (H.) Moulton

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E (Davis Guards) 6th MVI
(3 months)
Private, enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861 must. out Aug. 2, 1861 Acton   age 19
I 38th MVI Corp.; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 1862 disch. for disability March 27,1863, New Orleans, La. Acton miller enl. as Charles H.

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page  28-29 (PDF)

Pension

Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E
I
6th MVI
38th MVI
Oct. 17, 1863 Invalid 34 520      
Feb. 6, 1865 Mother 81 926 121 192   Joanna Moulton

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  7 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

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Death

Date November 27, 1864
Place Acton, Mass.
Age 22 years, 2 months
Cause phthisis
Obituary  
Funeral  
Burial  
Survived by mother Joanna Moulton

Additional Information

Born in Sandwich, N.H., the son of Richard and Joanna Moulton. Brother of Albert Moulton and James Moulton

Charles H. Moulton, age 18, is recorded as an inhabitant of South Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household of Richard and Joanna Moulton, which also included brother James Moulton  (source:  1860 United States Federal Census. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).

The death of Charlie Moulton is mentioned in a letter dated January 8, 1865 from Lydia Lucinda Fletcher to her son Aaron Jones Fletcher.

Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."

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See also:

Peggy Jo Brown. Hometown Soldiers: Civil War Veterans of Assabet Village & Maynard Massachusetts. Maynard, Mass.: Flying Heron Press, 2005. 262-265.

 

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