Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|A||1st MVI||Private; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862||killed in action July 2, 1863, at Gettysburg, Penn.||[credit] Acton||farmer||age 18|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|A||1st MVI||1867||Father||147 913||113 418||George Parks|
|Date||July 2, 1863|
|Cause||killed in action|
George W. Parks, age 11, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Stow, in household (dwelling no. 206/215) with George and Betsy Parks (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton, pp. 25-26.)
George W. Parks is recorded as a resident of Stowe, Mass. in the 1860 federal census, in household with George Parks, farmer, age 58, and Betsy Parks, age 52 ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
Enlistment recorded in 1862/63 annual report for the Town of Acton, p. 19.
Henry L. Hosmer. The Town of Acton in the Civil War, 1861-1865. Tucson, AZ: The Author, 2001. 54, 121.
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