Civil War Records of John Callahan


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
F 40th MVI Private; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862 disch. May 27, 1863 for disability at Washington, DC. [credit] South Acton laborer age 42

1862/63 Annual Report for the Town of Acton: 19 (list of Volunteers who received the town bounty, recruited from other towns and not credited to Acton).

MASSCW, 4:130

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 72-73


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
F 40th MVI   Invalid 156 153 298 257    
  Widow 801 642 588 132 Mass. Julia Callahan

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  first 120 pages (PDF), additional 88 pages

Grand Army of the Republic



Date May 2, 1892
Place Maynard, Mass.
Cause heart disease
Burial St. Bridget's Cemetery, Maynard, Mass.
Survived by wife Julia

Additional Information

See: Brown, Hometown Soldiers: 61-63.


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