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||Stow||fireman||age 25|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||6th MVI||March 3, 1898||Invalid||1 205 407||1 084 699||Mass.|
|Aug. 25, 1910||Widow||947 998||710 133||Mass.||Lucy A. Newton|
Recorded as member no. 103 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||June 10, 1910|
|Obituary||Maynard News, June 24, 1910|
|Burial||Glenwood Cemetery, Maynard, Mass.|
|Survived by||son George, two brothers wife Lucy A. Newton|
Augustus Newton, age 21, a farmer, is recorded as an inhabitant of South Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 1) with Amanda Newton, age 17 ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
Augustus Newton's name is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
Brown, Hometown Soldiers: 165-169.
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