Civil War Records of George M. Pike

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
B 1st Ma. Cav. Private; enl. Sept. 21, 1861; must. Sept. 25, 1861; re-enlist. Feb. 15, 1864 must. out June 26, 1865, as Bugler Acton shoemaker age 27

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 36-37 (PDF)

Pension

Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
B 1st Ma. Cav. Sept. 13, 1897 Widow 662 628   Mass. Charlotte M. Pike

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  23 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

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Death

Date July 3, 1895
Place Hudson, Mass.
Age 61
Cause rhuematism
Obituary  
Funeral  
Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by Charlotte M. Pike

Additional Information

George Martin Pike, age 21, a shoemaker, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 143/147) of Martin and Ruth Pike. Also in the household was William Elmer Pike and Henry Herison Pike (source:  1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton. Compiled by Ann S. Lainhart.  Boston, 1989. Page 20.)

George M. Pike, age 26, a boot maker, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 89) with Charlotte M. Pike, age 30 and five children  (source:  1860 United States Federal Census. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).

George Martin Pike, age 31, a Soldier in Service, is recorded in the 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 24) with Charlotte Maria Pike and four children (source:  1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton. Compiled by Ann S. Lainhart.  Boston, 1989.  Page 45.)

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

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See also:

Henry L. Hosmer. The Town of Acton in the Civil War,  1861-1865.  Tucson, AZ: The Author, 2001. 78, 106.

 

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