Civil War Records of Forestus D. K. Hoar


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E 6th MVI (9 months) Private; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862 must. out June 3, 1863 Acton mason age 32
E 6th MVI (100 days) Corpl.; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 18, 1864 must. out Oct. 27, 1864 Acton mason age 33
MASSCW, 1: 414, 449

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): pages  30-31, 34-35 (PDF)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 6th MVI Feb. 14, 1888 Invalid 639 924 873 093 Mass.  

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  5 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Isaac Davis Post No. 138, Acton, Massachusetts  (Sargent, Grand Army of the Republic: 425) 


Date January 24, 1899
Place Acton, Mass.
Age 67
Cause pnuemonia
Obituary Concord Enterprise, February 2, 1899
Burial Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by  

Additional Information

Forestus Darwin Kitredge Hoar, a 24 year old mason, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 209) with Catherine Caroline Hoar (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 27).  

F.D.K. Hoar, a 36 year old machinist and resident of Acton (born in Boxborough), married 23 year old Eldora J. Whitney of Fitchburg on October 23, 1867. This was his second marriage (Fitchburg marriage record, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910,"

Forestus D.K. Hoar is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules,"

The name Forestus D.K. Hall is recorded on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."


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