Civil War Records of Charles B. Jenness


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
Navy Recg. Ship Ohio; U.S.S. South Carolina; and J.L. Davis enl. May 15, 1861, at Portsmouth, N.H., for 1 yr., as Landsman disch. Aug. 25, 1862, from North Carolina, as Landsman credit Acton shoemaker age 21
D 48th MVI Private; enl. Oct. 28, 1862; must. Oct. 28, 1862; wounded near Donaldsonville, La., July 13, 1863 must. out Sept. 3, 1863 Boston mariner 22
C 1st NHHA enl. Aug. 29, 1864, for 1 yr.; must. in Sept. 2, 1864, as Private must. out June 15, 1865 credit Newmarket; P.O. ad., Boston, Mass.   born Lowell, Mass.; age 22

Application for headstone for Charles B. Jenness, "U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963,"

MASSCW, 4:446; 8:220.

Revised Register of the Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire: 941.

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 102-103 (birthplace recorded here as Lowell, Mass.)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
D 48th MVI Feb. 27, 1880 Invalid 346 379 206 503   ["U.S. Civil War Pension Index,"]
C 1st NHHA

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

Grand Army of the Republic


Date August 1, 1900
Burial Riverside Cemetery, Newmarket, New Hampshire.(Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War National Graves Registration Database,
Survived by  

Additional Information

Charles B. Jenness was born December 6, 1843 (Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War National Graves Registration Database,

Charles B. Jenness, age 24, born Lowell, Mass., son of James Jenness, married Addie E. Bickford, age 22, in Wolfeborough, New Hampshire on Sept. 4, 1867. ("New Hampshire Marriage Records Index, 1637-1947,"



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