Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|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, 1963||Littleton||farmer||age 18|
|E||6th MVI (100 days)||Corpl.; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 18, 1864||must. out Oct. 27, 1964||Acton||teamster||age 20|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||6th MVI||June 29, 1903||Invalid||1 301 496||1 076 024||Mass.|
Recorded as member no. 33 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||October 14, 1924|
|Obituary||Concord Enterprise, October 15, 1924|
|Burial||Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
|Survived by||Two daughters: Mrs. Alberta Mead of West Acton and Mrs. Viola Anderson of Nashua, N.H.|
Born in Ipswich, NH. Settled in Acton after the war.
Oscar E. Preston is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton(source: 1890 Veterans Schedules. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
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