Civil War Records of James S. Mears (a.k.a. James S. Myers)

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
B 4th MVI (3 months) Private; enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861 must. out July 22, 1861 Stoughton   as James S. Myers; age 22
unassigned 24th MVI Private; enl. and must. May 28, 1862 disch. for disability, May 5, 1863 Boston boot treer

as James S. Mears; age 23

MASSCW, 1:209, 2:833

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
unassigned
4th MVI
24th MVI
Sept. 18, 1897 Widow 662 460 690 640 Mass. Susan D. Mears

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  6 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Isaac Davis Post No. 138, Acton, Massachusetts (Sargent, Grand Army of the Republic: 426.)


Death

Date September 3, 1897
Place Quincy, Mass.
Age 58 years, 8 months
Cause cerebral embolism
Obituary Boston Globe, August 4, 1897
Funeral  
Burial Fort Hill Cemetery, Hingham, Mass.
Survived by Susan D. Mears

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