Civil War Records of William Willis


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
I 8th Maine VI enl. Sept. 3, 1861, at Augusta Dec. 23, 1863   farmer

served as Private and Company Bugler;

wounded March 26, 1863, resulting in amputation of leg

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
I 8th Maine VI Jan. 2, 1864 Invalid 38 291 32 795 Maine  

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  5 pages (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 30 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 August 13, 1910
Place Shirley, Mass.
Age 69
Obituary Concord Enterprise, Aug. 17, 1910, p. 6:
SOUTH ACTON: "William Willis, formerly of this place, brother of Ed Willis, died in Shirley Friday. The body was brought to this town on Monday and interred in Mt. Hope cemetery."
Burial Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by  

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