Civil War Records of Edward D. Battles


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E (Davis Guards) 6th MVI Private, enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861 must. out Aug. 2, 1861 Littleton   age 23
E 33rd MVI Private, enl. July 23, 1862; must. Aug. 5, 1862; prom. Corpl., May 13, 1865 must. out June 11, 1865   farmer

age 24;

wounded July 2-4, 1863, Gettysburg, Pa; and June 22, 1864 Kenesaw Mt., Ga.

MASSCW, 1:381, 3:558

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
E 33rd MVI Dec. 6, 1865 Invalid   59964    
June 15, 1896 Widow 635 715 495 559 VT

Addia Battles

XC 2 671 083

“Civil War Pension Index,” database with digital images,

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  45 pages, from Department of Veterans Affairs, Buffalo, NY Regional Office.

Grand Army of the Republic



Date March 22, 1896

Duxbury, Vermont

Age approx. 58
Obituary Burlington Weekly Free Press, March 26, 1896
Burial Hope Cemetery, Waterbury, Vermont (, Memorial # 48818168)
Survived by  

Additional Information

Edward Deloss Battles was born April 5, 1838 in Boxborough, Mass. to Josiah and Mehittable Battles (Boxborough births, “Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850,”

Edward D. Battles, a 34 year old farmer and resident of Acton (born Littleton, son of Josiah and Mehitable (Shumway) Battles, married Adelia Bennett of Concord (born Burlington, Vermont to John and Sarah Bennett), in Acton, Mass. on December 23, 1872. (Acton marriage register, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," vol. 245, p. 109 [image],

Edward D. Battles is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Waterbury, Vermont ("1890 Veterans Schedules,"


See also:

"Another April 19th," Littleton Historical Society (blog), Friday, April 13, 2012,  Accessed 2015.07.08.

Littleton Massachusetts 1714-2014, Celebrating 300 years of History: 190.


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