Civil War Records of Edwin A. Jones


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
Regimental Band 16th MVI Muscian; enl. and must. Aug. 5, 1861 disch. Aug. 9, 1862 Acton mason age 23
MASSCW, 2:216

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 44-45 (PDF)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
band 16th MVI Nov. 29, 1897 Invalid 1 201 644 1 047 828 Mass.  
July 23, 1913 Widow 1 011 659 764 620 Mass. Miranda B. Jones

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  7 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date July 17, 1913
Place Hudson, Mass.
Age 75 years, 9 months, 18 days
Cause cerebral hemorrhage

Rocklawn Cemetery, Marlborough, Mass.

(source: certificate of death, in pension file)

Survived by Miranda B. Jones

Additional Information

Edwin A. Jones was born in Stow, Mass. to parents Aaron Jones and Ruth Rand (certificate of death in pension file).

Edwin Augustus Jones, an 18 year old mason, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 291/301) of Francis Conant  (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 36).

The name Edwin A. Jones is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."


See also:

1862/63 annual report for the Town of Acton: 18, 20.

1863/64 annual report for the Town of Acton: 20.

Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War: 65.




* Note: PDF files can be rotated on screen by using the Adobe Reader "Rotate Clockwise" tool. 
To add the tool to the Adobe Reader toolbar, right-click on the toolbar, click "More Tools" and check "Rotate Clockwise" to add the tool to the Adobe Reader toolbar."