Civil War Records of Edward Willis

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
B
11th Maine VI
Nov. 8, 1861 Aug. 12, 1862      
H

3rd MHA

 

Private; enl. Oct. 24, 1863; must. Nov. 20, 1863 must. out Sept. 18, 1865 Boston laborer age 21

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

Pension

Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks

B

D/H

11th Maine VI

3rd MHA

July 26, 1892 Invalid 1 123 644 1 052 952 Mass.  
April 21, 1923 Widow 1 204 417 941 247 Mass. Ora Anna Willis

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  14 pages (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 70 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1). 

G.A.R. Personal War Sketch

Death

Date March 25, 1923
Place Acton, Mass.
Age 78
Cause  
Obituary Concord Enterprise, April 4, 1923
Funeral  
Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by Ora Anna Willis

Additional Information

Edward Willis is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton, Mass. ("1890 Veterans Schedules, Ancestry.com)

 

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