Civil War Records of Edward Willis


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

3rd MHA


Private; enl. Oct. 24, 1863; must. Nov. 20, 1863 must. out Sept. 18, 1865 Boston laborer age 21
MASSCW: 5:824

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



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


Date March 25, 1923
Place Acton, Mass.
Age 78
Obituary Concord Enterprise, April 4, 1923
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,


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