Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E (Davis Guards)||6th MVI
|2nd Lieut.; comm. April 19, 1860; must. April 22, 1861||must. out Aug. 2, 1861;||Acton||age 38|
|must. Aug. 31, 1862; comm. 1st Lieut. March 10, 1863||must. out June 3, 1863||Acton||carpenter||age 39|
|MASSCW, 1:381, 413|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||6th MVI||Aug. 4, 1879||Widow||249 320||191 706||Mass.||Mary A. Rand|
|Date||June 19, 1876|
|Burial||Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
George Washington Rand, age 31, a carpenter, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 268) with Mary Augusta Rand, age 26, and 2 children (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 33).
George W. Rand, age 37, a carpenter, is recorded as an inhabitant of South Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 18) with Mary A. Rand, age 37, and four children ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
George Washington Rand, age 41, a carpenter, is recorded in the 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 315) with Mary Augusta Rand, age 36, and five children (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 77).
George W. Rand died in Concord, Mass. on June 19, 1876 of dropsy. He was a 53 year old married carpenter, born in Acton to parents David and Lydia Rand. (Concord death record, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," AmericanAncestors.org).
Mary A. Rand, widow of George W. Rand, is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules," Ancestry.com).
Lieutenant George W. Rand's name is recorded on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
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