Civil War Records of Eugene L. Hall


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
6th MVI (9 months)
Private; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862 must. out June 3, 1863 Acton farmer age 18
E 26th MVI Private; enl. and must. Feb. 28, 1864   Acton farmer killed Sept. 19, 1864 at Winchester, Va
MASSCW, 1:414, 3:90

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): 2 Pages (PDF*)
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 34-35 (PDF)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  x

Grand Army of the Republic



Date September 19, 1864
Place Winchester, Virginia
Age 19 years, 6 months
Cause killed in battle
Burial Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by

Additional Information


Eugene L. Hall, age 15 (born Mass.) is recorded as an inhabitant of West Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household with parents Enoch Hall, age 50, a farmer and Emeline Hall, age 40; D.H. Hall, age 17; and siblings ("1860 United States Federal Census,"

The funeral of Eugene Hall, Henry Wilder, and John H. Fletcher, who were killed at Winchester, is described in a letter dated November 6, 1864 from Hepsabeth Augusta Fletcher to her brother Aaron Jones Fletcher.

Eugene Lazell Hall was the brother of Delette Hall and cousin of Henry Hapgood. His mother, Emeline (Hosmer) Hall was the sister of Mary Ann (Hosmer) Hapgood, Henry Hapgood's mother. In a letter to Delete Hall dated April 10, 1865, Mary Ann Hapgood lamented the loss of her son Henry Hapgood and her sister's son, Eugene Hall (The Letters of Henry Hapgood's Family: 53).

The death of Eugene L. Hall, Soldier in U.S. Service, is recorded in the 1864/65 annual report for the Town of Acton: 17.

The volume of Personal War Sketches in the collection of the Acton Memorial Library was presented in memory of Eugene L. Hall.

The Name Eugene L. Hall is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "Our Honored Dead."


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