Civil War Records of Aaron Swift Fletcher


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E (Davis Guards) 6th MVI
(3 months)
4th Lieut.; comm. Feb. 6, 1861; must. April 22, 1861 must. out Aug. 2, 1861 Acton farmer age 31
E 6th MVI
(9 months)
Ist Lieut.; comm. April 4, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862

resigned and discharged March 6, 1863

Acton tracklayer age 32
MASSCW, 1: 381; 413; 3:90

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): pages  26-27, 32-33 (PDF)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 6th MVI Aug. 27, 1890 Invalid 901 791 660 187 Mass.  

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  2 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 28 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


Date February 11, 1913
Place Acton, Mass.
Age 82
Cause hardening of arteries
Obituary Concord Enterprise, February 19, 1913
Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by  

Additional Information

Brother of Aaron Jones Fletcher.

Aaron S. Fletcher, age 30, a farmer, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 303) with Aaron Fletcher, age 58, a farmer, Lydia L. Fletcher, age 56, James F. Fletcher, age 19, Hipsay A. Fletcher, age 15, and Jonathan P. Fletcher, age 11 ("1860 United States Federal Census,"

Aaron S. Fletcher is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules,"

Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."


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