Civil War Records of James P. Clare

James P. Clare, Boston Globe, Dec. 11, 1904


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
Band & E 19th MVI Drummer; enl. July 25, 1861; must. Aug. 28, 1861; re-enlist. Dec. 20, 1863 as Prin. Musician; comm. 2nd Lieut., June 1, 1865; not must. must. out June 30, 1865 as Prin. Musician. Milford bootmaker had subsequent service in Spanish War, and in Philippine Insurrection.
MASSCW, 2:441

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
Band & E
C & B

19th MVI
5th Mass. Inf. (s)
26th U.S. Vol. Inf. (s)

1891 Invalid 1 040 377 775 669 Mass.  
1927 Widow 1 567 117   Ind. Eldora V. Clare

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  99 pages (PDF)

Grand Army of the Republic

Reno Post 9, G.A.R.


Date December 13, 1926
Place Acton, Mass.
Obituary Boston Globe, December 14, 16, & 17, 1926
Burial Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by  

Additional Information

News items for James P. Clare:

"Officers of Three Wars Seek Recognition." Boston Globe, March 9, 1902.

"Hero of Three Wars Retires from MVM." Boston Globe, Dec. 11, 1904.


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