Civil War Records of Wellington Chickering


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
Navy Recg. Ship Ohio, U.S.S. Housatonic, Princeton enl. Aug. 1, 1862 at Boston for 1 year as 2nd Class Fireman disch. Aug. 4, 1863 from Princeton credit Boston boiler maker age 43
Navy Recg. Ship Ohio, U.S.S. Niagara, North Carolina enl. Sept. 18, 1863, at Boston for 3 years as 1st Class Fireman disch. Aug. 10, 1864 from North Carolina for disability credit Boston    
MASSCW, 7:712

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
Navy Recg. Ship Ohio, U.S.S. Niagara, North Carolina   Invalid 6858 3244 Mass.  
  Widow 5223 4061 Mass. Sylvina S. Chickering

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  8 pages (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date May 13, 1888
Place Chelsea, Mass.
Age 72 years, 24 days

injury to hand

(Chelsea death register, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," vol. 393, p. 446 [image],

Obituary Concord Enterprise, May 19, 1888
Survived by  

Additional Information

Wellington Chickering, a 45 year old teamster, was recorded as a resident of Boston, Mass. in the 1860 federal census, living with 39 year old Sylvina Chickering ("1860 United States Federal Census,"

Wellington Chickering's service in the Navy is recorded in the 1862/63 annual report for the Town of Acton: 18.


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