Civil War Records of George N. Pierce


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 Acton farmer age 18
MASSCW, 1:415

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 34 (PDF)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks


6th MVI
43d Wisc
July 28, 1890 Invalid 831 513 775 431 Tenn.  
March 1, 1901 Widow 736 492 533 977 Ala. Louise Pierce

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  12 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date February 10, 1901
Place Jefferson County, AL
Survived by Louise Pierce

Additional Information

George Newton Pierce, age 10, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 62) of Amos Handley, a farmer  (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 11).

George Peirce [sic], age 15, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 342) of Amos Handley ("1860 United States Federal Census,"

George N. Pierce's name is recorded on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."


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