Civil War Records of John H. Colburn


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
K 6th MVI (9 months) Private; enl. August 30, 1862; must. Aug 31; 1862 disch. Jan. 29, 1863 for disability at Suffolk, Va. Dracut carpenter age 24
MASSCW, 1:430

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
K 6th MVI Sept. 20, 1889 Invalid 730 575 992 447 Mass.  
Oct. 25, 1917 Widow 1 109 209 849 665 Mass. Mary O. Colburn

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

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 54 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).

G.A.R. Personal War Sketch.

Transferred to the Ladd and Whitney Post G.A.R. No. 185, Lowell, on January 21, 1884.  


Date October 14, 1917
Place Lowell, Mass.
Age 79

Lowell Sun, Oct. 15, 1917: 4

Lowell Sun, Oct. 15, 1917: 16.

Burial Westlawn Cemetery, Lowell, Mass.
Survived by widow, Mary O. Colburn

Additional Information

Brown, Hometown Soldiers: 298-300.


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