Civil War Records of Augustus Newton

Service

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

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x

Pension

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

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  5 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

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). 

G.A.R. Personal War Sketch

Death

Date June 10, 1910
Place Maynard, Mass.
Age 73
Cause nephritis
Obituary Maynard News, June 24, 1910
Funeral  
Burial Glenwood Cemetery, Maynard, Mass.
Survived by son George, two brothers wife Lucy A. Newton

Additional Information

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 (source:  1860 United States Federal Census. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).

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

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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. 165-169.

 

 

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