Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|I||26th MVI||Private; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862||transf. Feb. 5, 1864 to V.R.C.||Acton||carpenter||wounded June 21, 1863 at LaFourche Crossing, La.|
|140th Co. 2nd Battln. VRC||Feb. 5, 1864||must. out Nov. 28, 1864 as of 140th Co. 2nd Battln. V.R.C.|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|I||26th MVI||July 17, 1865||Invalid||78 250||75 037|
|Date||December 3, 1871|
|Age||51 years, 11 days|
("Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," vol. 239, p. 86 [image], AmericanAncestors.org).
|Burial||Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
Hiram W. Wetherbee, a forty year old carpenter, is recorded as an inhabitant of South Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 382) with Sophia B. Wetherbee, age 33, and four children ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War: 46, 98.
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