Civil War Records of Simon T. Conant


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
F 11th MVI Private; enl. and must. June 13, 1861 disch. for disability Dec. 24, 1862 Boston painter

age 24

MASSCW, 1:780

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
F 11th MVI July 7, 1904 Invalid 1 320 182 1 101 188 Mass.  

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  4 pages (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date July 4, 1912
Place Leominster, Mass.
Age 74 years, 6 months, 19 days
Cause old age

Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY

(death certificate, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911-1915 ," vol. 1912/56 death, p. 197 [image],

Survived by  

Additional Information

Simon Tuttle Conant was born December 15, 1837 in Acton, Mass. to Silas and Eliza Conant (Vital Records of Acton Massachusetts to the Year 1850: 30.)

According to documents in his pension file, Simon T. Conant married March 7, 1865 in Norwich, Conn. He lived in Jersey City, NJ, Brooklyn, NY, and Leominster, Mass. after the war.

The name Simon T. Conant is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."


See also:

Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War: 58.


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