Civil War Records of Ephraim A. Smith

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E (Davis Guards) 6th MVI
(3 months)
Private, enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861 must. out Aug. 2, 1861 Acton   age 23
E 26th MVI Private; enl. Sept. 4, 1861; must. Oct. 23, 1861; transf. March 6, 1864 to V.R.C. disch. June 28, 1864 for disability at Boston, Mass. as of 163rd Co. 2nd Battln. V.R.C. Shirley artist age 23

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page  28-29 (PDF)

Pension

Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 6th MVI
July 13, 1866 Invalid 111 711 72 140 N.H.  
E 26th MVI

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  4 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

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Death

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Additional Information

The 1862/63 annual town report for the Town of Acton (p. 18) records Eph. A. Smith's service in the 26th, with the note "not credited to this town by the State Authorities."

Pension documents indicate he was in Philadelphia 1870.

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See also:

Henry L. Hosmer. The Town of Acton in the Civil War,  1861-1865.  Tucson, AZ: The Author, 2001. 24.

 

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