Civil War Records of Isaiah Hutchins

Portrait of Isaiah Hutchins


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E 6th MVI (9 months) Corpl.; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862; apptd. Hospl. Steward March 4, 1863 must. out June 3, 1863 Acton doctor age 32
E 6th MVI (100 days)

2nd Lieut.; comm. May 13, 1864; must. July 18, 1864


must. out Oct. 27, 1864

Acton physician

age 34


MASSCW, 1:399, 413, 448

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): pages  30-31, 32-33 (PDF*)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 6th MVI April 8, 1891 Invalid 1 010 350 767 201 Mass.  
Sept. 9, 1899 Widow 705 034 655 462 Mass. Sarah A. Hutchins

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  3 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 7 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts.  (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1). Served as Post Commander, 1886-87.

G.A.R. Personal War Sketch


Date August 8, 1899
Place Acton, Mass.
Age 69
Cause dysentery
Obituary Concord Enterprise, August 10, 1899
Burial Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by wife Sarah A. Hutchins, son George Hutchins

Additional Information

Isaiah Hutchins, a 35 year old physician, is recorded in the 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 174/198) with Sarah Augusta Hutchins  (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 61).

Isaiah Hutchins is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules,"

The name Isaiah Hutchins is recorded on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."


Portrait and accompanying text above from: Souvenir of the Celebration of the 120th Anniversary of the Concord Fight: 25.


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