Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E (Davis Guards)||6th MVI
|Sergt.; enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861||must. out Aug. 2, 1861||Stow||age 22|
|E||26th MVI||Priv.; enl. Aug. 29, 1861; must. Oct. 18, 1861; prom. Sergt., Nov. 1, 1861||disch. for disability, March 11, 1863, New Orleans, La.||Stow||currier||under "Granville S."|
|E||5th MVI (100 Days)||Priv., enl. July 15, 1864; must July 22, 1864||Nov. 16, 1864||Leominster||mechanic||age 26|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|March 16, 1903||Invalid||1100 968||963 769||Mass.|
|July 15, 1903||Widow||788 020||559 363||Mass.||Emily A. Wilder|
|Date||July 7, 1903|
|Age||65 years, 9 months, 7 days|
|Cause||diseased condition of the arteries of the brain; apoplexy|
|Burial||Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster, Mass.|
|Survived by||widow Emily Wilder|
Granville W. Wilder, age 17, a farmer, is recorded as a resident of Stow, Mass. in the 1855 state census, in household (54/55) of Henry and Ann S. Wilder. Also in the household was Henry W. Wilder, age 21 (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Stow, p. 10).
Granville W. Wilder appears in the 1850 and 1870 federal census in Stow, and in the 1890 veterans census and 1900 federal census in Leominster, Mass. ("U.S. Federal Census Collection," Ancestry.com).
Granville W. Wilder, born in Stow, Mass., died in Leominster, Mass. on July 7, 1903, at the age of 65 (death record, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," v. 1903/30, p. 139 [image], AmericanAncestors.org).
Brown, Hometown Soldiers, pp. 387-389.
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