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 27|
|E||26th MVI||Private, enl. Aug. 29, 1861; must. Oct. 18, 1861; prom Sergt., Nov. 1, 1861; 1st Sergt., Sept 14, 1863; re-enlist. Jan. 1, 1864; wounded Sept 19, 1864, Winchester, Va.||died Sept. 21, 1864||Stow||currier||
died of wounds, Sept. 21, 1864, at Winchester, Va.
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||26th MVI||March 8, 1865||Widow||94081||74068||Harriet W. Wilder|
|Date||September 21, 1864|
|Cause||died of wounds at Winchester, Va.|
|Burial||Lower Village Cemetery, Stow, Mass.|
|Survived by||widow Harriet W. WIlder, daughters Nellie and Ida Wilder|
Henry W. Wilder, age 21, 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 Granville W. Wilder, age 17 (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Stow: 10).
The funeral of Henry Wilder, John H. Fletcher, and Eugene Hall, who were killed at Winchester, is described in a letter dated November 6, 1864 from Hepsabeth Augusta Fletcher to her brother Aaron Jones Fletcher.
Brown, Hometown Soldiers: 228, 285-288.
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