Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E||6th MVI (3 months)||Private; enl. April 15, 1861; must. April 22, 1861||must. out Aug. 2, 1861||Acton||age 24|
|USN||Recg. Ship Ohio, U.S.S. Shokokon||March 16, 1863 at Boston, for 1 yr. as Landsman||disch. from Shokokon March 21, 1864 as Landsman||credit Charlestown||cooper||age 25|
|E||6th MVI (100 Days)||Private, enl. July 15, 1864; must. July 18, 1864||must. out Oct. 27, 1864||Acton||painter||age 27|
|MASSCW, 1:383, 452; 8:874|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||6th MVI||Invalid||1 080 395||918 620|
|USN||Ohio, Shokoken||Feb. 13, 1904||Widow||799 929||574 893||Mass.||Mary A. Wood|
Recorded as member no. 36 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||December 17, 1903|
|Age||66 years, 6 months, 8 days|
|Obituary||Maynard News, December 25, 1903|
|Burial||Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Massachusetts|
Born in Acton to Ebenser Wood and Phebe Flint (death record, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," AmericanAncestors.org).
Eben F. Wood is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules," Ancestry.com)
Eben F. Wood's name is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War: 101.
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