Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|F||47th MVI||1st Lieut.; comm. 2nd Lieut. Sept. 30, 1862; must. Oct. 9, 1862; comm. 1st Lieut. Dec. 10, 1862.||must. out Sept. 1, 1863||Boston||bookkeeper||
died of disease Nov. 29, 1863 in Boston after discharge
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|F||47th MVI||March 20, 1971||Widow||194 707||165 107||Margaret B. Shaw|
|Date||November 29, 1863|
|Age||27 years, 6 months|
|Burial||Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Boston (source: pension file)|
The name George L. Shaw is included in the July 1, 1862 "List of Persons Liable to Enrolment..." in the Acton town records (Early Town records of Acton, Massachusetts.The Civil War Years: 56).
George L. Shaw, age 27, a clerk, married Margaret B. Barry, age 24, on October 28, 1863 in Boston He was born in Boston to parents Jesse and Mary Shaw. She was born in New York city. ("Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," vol. 164, p. 99 [image], AmericanAncestors.org).
The death of George L. Shaw, soldier in service, is recorded in the Acton vital records, as well as vital records for the city of Boston ("Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," AmericanAncestors.org).
The death of Lieut. Geo. L. Shaw, Soldier in United States Service, is recorded in the 1863/64 annual report for the Town of Acton: 18.; cause listed as "disease contracted while in the service."
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