Civil War Records of Elbridge Conant


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence / Credit Occupation Notes
E 6th MVI (9 months) Private; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862 died Feb. 10, 1863 Acton farmer

age 21; 

died of disease Feb 10, 1863 at Suffolk, Va.

MASSCW, 1:414

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 34-35 (PDF)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 6th MVI May 17, 1867 Mother 147 214 108 848   Eliza Conant
Sept. 27, 1866 Father 133 835 146 116   Silas Conant

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  15 pages (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date February 10, 1863
Place Suffolk, Va.
Age 21
Cause brain fever
Survived by Eliza Conant; Silas Conant

Additional Information

Elbridge Conant, age 19, a farmer, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 72) with Silas Conant, age 57, a farmer, and Elia Conant, age 56 ("1860 United States Federal Census,"

The death of Elbridge Conant, Soldier in United States Service, and son of Silas and Eliza Conant, is recorded in the 1862/63 annual report for the Town of Acton (p. 20), and the 1863/64 annual report for the Town of Acton (p. 18)

The name Elbridge Conant is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "Our Honored Dead."