Civil War Records of Thatcher T. Baxter


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
R.H. Graham's Cavalry 14th Missouri Home Guard Inf. Private; enl. Aug. 1, 1861 Oct. 16, 1861   farmer discharged Oct. 16, 1861 for reason of being taken prisoner at Battle of Lexington, Missouri

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
  14th Missouri Home Guard Inf. Oct. 7, 1890 Invalid 965 552   Mass.  

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  16 pages (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 37 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1). 


Date "Thacher Thayer Baxter" died June 7, 1925
Place Acton, Mass.

84 years, 6 months, 9 days

(1925 Annual Report for the Town of Acton: 30.)

Survived by  

Additional Information

Thatcher T. Baxter is recorded as a resident of Dennis, Mass. in 1880. He resided in Boston, Mass. in 1900 and 1910 ("U.S. Federal Census Collection,"

Thatcher T. Baxter, a widow, age 79, is recorded as a resident of Acton, Mass. in the 1920 federal census, living with his daughter Lavina M. Baxter (dwelling no. 86/86)  ("1920 United States Federal Census,"


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