Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|A||1st MVI||Private; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862||must. out May 25, 1864||Acton||farmer||age 21|
|Source: MASSCW, 1:9|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|A||1st MVA||Aug. 9, 1890||Invalid||889 844||666 668||Mass.|
Washington Post No. 32, South Boston, Mass. (Sargent, Grand Army of the Republic, p. 180.)
|Date||April 13, 1925|
(source: death certificate in pension file)
1862/63 annual report for the Town of Acton, p. 19: recorded as a volunteer who received the town bounty, recruited from another town, not credited to Acton.
Eliphalet Stone Sears, son of Ashbael Sears, was born in Hubbardston, Mass. on August 12, 1841 ("Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850," AmericanAncestors.org).
Eliphalet Sears, age 18, is recorded as an inhabitant of Stow, Mass. in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 115/111) of Ashbel Sears ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
Eliphalet S. Sears married Bridget O'Toole (b. Ireland) on November 14, 1874 in Maynard, Mass. ("Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," AmericanAncestors.org)
|Eliphalet S. Sears on right.
Boston Daily Globe, May 26, 1919, p. 11.
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