Civil War Records of Mathew/Matthew McKinney


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E 26th MVI Private; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 died Sept. 25, 1863 Acton farmer

age 26;

died of disease, Berwick City, La.

MASSCW, 3:91.
Record of the Massachusetts Volunteers, 2:509 lists him as "Matthew McKenna", residence or credited to Boston.

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): 4 Pages (PDF*)
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x


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

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  x

Grand Army of the Republic



Date September  25, 1863
Place regimental hospital, Berwick City, La.
Cause chronic pleurisy
Survived by  

Additional Information

Born in Lincolnville, Maine (service record).

Mathew McKinney, age 24, a farm laborer, is recorded as a resident of Lincolnville, Maine (household 212/235) in the 1860 federal census ("1860 United States Federal Census,"

The death of Mathew McKinney, Soldier in United States Service, is recorded in the 1863/64 annual report for the Town of Acton (PDF), p. 18.

The name "Mathew McKinney" is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "Our Honored Dead."


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