Civil War Records of Loring M. Jackson (a.k.a. Loring W. Jackson)


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E 26th MVI Private; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862; re-enlist. Jan. 1, 1864 must. out Nov. 7, 1864 Acton farmer age 32; recorded as Loring "W." Jackson
MASSCW, 3:91

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page  56-57 (PDF)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 26th MVI June 29, 1892 Invalid 1 119 007 852 187 Mass.  

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  4 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date April 27, 1896

Somerville, Mass.

Age 65 years, 6 months
Cause pneumonia
Survived by

a widower at time of death

(source: Somerville death record, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910,"

Additional Information

Loring M. Jackson was born c. 1831 in Porter, Maine to parents Stillman Jackson and Mary Mason (source: Somerville death record, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910,"

Loring Mason Jackson, a 34-year-old carpenter, born in Maine, is recorded in the 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 309/348) with Harriet Samantha Jackson (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 77).

Loring M. Jackson, a 40 year old carpenter, born in Maine, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1870 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 335/387) with Hattie S. Jackson and one child  ("1870 United States Federal Census,"

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


See also:

Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War: 45.


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