Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E (Davis Guards)||6th MVI
|Private; enl. May 7, 1861; must. May 7, 1861||must. out Aug. 2, 1861||Acton||age 44|
|E||26th MVI||Private; enl. Sept. 2, 1861; must. Oct. 18, 1861; prom. Sergt., Nov. 1, 1861; comm. 2nd Lieut. July 22, 1862; must. __; apptd. 1st Lieut. and Regtl. Qr. Master, Nov. 19, 1862||July 10, 1863||South Acton||clerk||
died of disease July 10, 1863 at New Orleans, La.
|MASSCW: 1:382, 3:94|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|Oct. 14, 1863||Widow||35 851||79 530||Eliza White|
|March 27, 1880||Minor||262 227||Mary E. White|
|Date||July 10, 1863|
|Place||New Orleans, La|
John Henry Pierce White, a 40 year old flaniel finisher born in Ireland, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 262) with Eliza White, age 37, and one child, George Robert White, age 8 (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 32).
John H.B.[sic] White, a 45 year old book keeper born in Ireland, is recorded as a resident of Acton, Mass. in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 287) with Eliza, age 42 (b. Ireland), George R., age 13 (b. Mass.), Hattie J., age 9 (b. Mass.), and Mary A., age 4 (b. Mass.) ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
The death of John H. P. White, Assistant Quartermaster of 26th Reg., is recorded in the 1863/64 annual report for the Town of Acton: 18.
John H.P. White's name is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "Our Honored Dead."
News item on son George White: "Investigation of officials of White Fund." Acton Enterprise, Aug. 18, 1937.
Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War: 39.
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