Civil War Records of James A. O'Brien


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
G 32nd MVI Private; enl. and must. June 17, 1862 disch. June 17, 1865, Fort Richmond, N.Y. Harbor Stow wheelwright

age 27

MASSCW, 3:503

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


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
G 32nd MVI June 6, 1887 Invalid 612 290   Maine  

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  3 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 15 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


Date March 9, 1900
Place Soldiers' Home, Togus, Maine
Age recorded as 51
Cause general paresis
Burial Togus National Cemetery, Section J Site 1558
Survived by  

Additional Information

Sources for death and burial record: 

Togus death register, U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938,

Nationwide Gravesite Locator,



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