Civil War Records of Edmund Dow, Jr.


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
F 1st NHHA Private; enl. at Pelham, N.H., Sept. 6, 1864 must. out June 15, 1865 at Washington, D.C.    

age 32 

(source: "U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles,"

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 1st NHHA March 11, 1889 Invalid 693 312 719 457 Mass.  
March 13, 1916[?] Widow 1062 543 809 887 Mass. Sarah A. Dow

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  124 pages (PDF)

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 133 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (A.M.L. archives 92.2.1) with the note "Taken from G.B. Parks books, no other record of him." 


Date February 16, 1916
Place Concord, Mass.
Age 86

Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.

Edmund Dow's burial in Woodlawn cemetery is recorded in the 1916 annual report for the Town of Acton ("Non-resident burials", p. 32). Date of death is recorded as February 16, 1916, place of death as Concord, age as 86 years, 4 months and 20 days.

Survived by  

Additional Information

Edmund Dow, age 71, and Sarah Dow are recorded as inhabitants of Acton in the 1900 federal census ("1900 United States Federal Census,"

Edmund Dow, age 80 (born Maine), crossing tender for the railroad, and his wife Sarah A. Dow, age 68 (born N.H.) are recorded as inhabitants of Acton in the 1910 federal census ("1910 United States Federal Census,"


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