Civil War Records of Allen P. Whitcomb


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E 6th MVI (9 months) Private; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862 must. out June 3, 1863 Littleton carpenter age 35
MASSCW, 1:415.

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 6th MVI Jan. 9, 1863 Invalid 1 143 376 940 184 Mass.  
Oct. 4, 1901 Widow 749 696 529 755 Mass. Sarah E. Whitcomb

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

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 116 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1). 


Date September 20, 1901
Place Littleton, Mass.

73 years, 11 months, 11 days

("Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910,", vol. 517, p. 515, in


Concord Enterprise, Sept. 25, 1901.

Survived by

Additional Information

Allen Porter Whitcomb, son of Samuel Whitcomb, Jr. and his wife Mary, was born in Littleton September 21, 1827 ("Littleton, MA Records," p. 3561, in

Allen P. Whitcomb was the brother of Nahum Whitcomb, and the brother-in-law of Albert W. Robbins (Littleton Massachusetts 1714-2014, Celebrating 300 Years of History: 187)

Allen P. Whitcomb of Littleton, age 30, a carpenter, son of Samuel and Mary Whitcomb, married Susan E. Hill, age 25, of Billerica on September 19, 1858 at Littleton, Mass. ("Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," vol. 127, p. 85, in

His first wife Susan Whitcomb died February 21, 1864. He married Sarah E. Reed, March 29, 1865 at Mendon, Mass. (pension file).


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