Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E (Davis Guards)||6th MVI
|Private, enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861||must. out Aug. 2, 1861||Acton||age 27|
|E||26th MVI||Private; enl. Sept. 2, 1861; must. Oct. 18, 1861||must. out Nov. 7, 1864||South Acton||machinist||age 27|
|MASSCW, 1:382, 3:92|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|Sept. 25, 1869||Mother||179 998||146 709||Louise Putnam|
|Date||December 22, 1864|
|Age||30 years, 8 months|
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(Acton death records, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," AmericanAncestors.org)
|Burial||Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
"John Putman" [sic], age 25, an engineer, is recorded as an inhabitant of South Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 310) of Cyrus Putnam ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
The death of John Putnam is mentioned in a letter dated January 8, 1865 from Lydia Lucinda Fletcher to her son Aaron Jones Fletcher.
John Putnam's name is recorded on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War: 43.
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