Civil War Records of George Flood


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence / Credit Occupation Notes
E 26th MVI enl. Sept. 9, 1861; must. Oct. 18, 1861; re-enlist. Jan. 1, 1864; prisoner Oct. 26, 1864 near Newtown, Va.; exchanged Feb. 20, 1865 must. out August 26, 1865 Assabet clerk  
MASSCW, 3:90

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page  54 (PDF*)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 26th MVI Aug. 6, 1881
618 514
509 674
Dec. 22, 1899 Widow 710 649 591 066 Mass. Mary Flood

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  13 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Commander of the Henry Wilson Post No. 86, Assabet Village, 1881-82 (Brown: 20, 396).

Recorded as member no. 53 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 October 23, 1899
Place Maynard, Mass.
Age 55
Obituary Maynard News, October 27, 1899
Concord Enterprise, October 26, 1899
Burial Glenwood Cemetery, Maynard, Mass.
Survived by Widow, Mary Flood; daughter, Mrs. Effie Flood-Morton

Additional Information

"George Flood is a citizen of prominence in the town of Maynard, Mass., whre he has held public office for twenty-five years, and is a conspicuous veteran of the Civil War, being the only man in Maynard who was in LIbby Prison, and having a military record with whch that of no other man in the town can compare...."  (biographical sketch in: Biographical Review, Volume XXVII, Containing Life Sketches of Leading Citizens of Middlesex County, Massachusetts: 556.

His re-enlistment credited to Acton is recorded on: Copy of the Tabulated Record of Men who Re-enlisted in the 26th Mass. Vols. about Jan. 1, 1865, and were credited on Acton's quota, none of which have received a Town bounty (broadside, approx. 11.25x13 in., courtesy Brewster Conant).


See also:

"Biographical Sketches of Some of the Prominent People--George Flood." Concord Enterprise, May 30, 1890.

Brown, Hometown Soldiers: 112-116, 396.

Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War: 47.