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||farmer||age 24|
|E||26th MVI||Private; enl. Sept. 2, 1861; must. Oct. 23, 1861||must. out Nov. 7, 1864, as of Co. F.||Acton||farmer||age 25|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||6th MVI||March 20, 1897||Invalid||1 191 341||957 919||Mass.|
|26th MVI||Aug. 26, 1904||Widow||812 547||585 144||Mass.||Amelia D. Tarbell|
Recorded as member no. 46 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||August 4, 1904|
|Obituary||Maynard News, August 12, 1904|
|Burial||Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Massachusetts|
|Survived by||Amelia D. Tarbell|
Edwin Tarble, a 19 year old farmer, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton (dwelling no. 242/248) (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 30).
Edwin Tarbell is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules," Ancestry.com).
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
Henry L. Hosmer. The Town of Acton in the Civil War, 1861-1865. Tucson, AZ: The Author, 2001. 44.
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