Civil War Records of Henry W. Lazell


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E (Davis Guards) 6th MVI
(3 months)
Private; enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861 must. out Aug. 2, 1861 Acton   age 19
E 26th MVI Private; enl. Sept. 23, 1861; must. Oct. 18, 1861 died Aug. 9, 1863 South Acton clerk

age 19;

died of disease, Aug. 9, 1863, New Orleans, La.

MASSCW, 1:382, 3:91

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): pages  28-29, 58-59 (PDF)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 6th MVI
26th MVI
  dependent mother 316 529   Calif. Harriet Lazell

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  12 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date August 9, 1863
Place New Orleans, La.
Age 19
Cause chronic diarrhea
Survived by son of Charles and Harriet

Additional Information

Henry Warren Lazell was born February 22, 1844 to Charles and Harriet Lazell (pension file).

The death of "Henry W. Laselle" is recorded in the 1863/64 annual report for the Town of Acton: 18.

The name "Henry W. Lazelle" is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "Our Honored Dead."


Henry Lazell's parents' household in the 1865 Mass. State Census, dwelling 294 / family 333:
Charles Lazelle, age 45, male, white, born MA, married, Manufacturer
Harriet Lazelle, age 45, femail, white, born MA, married, Housekeeper
Charles Coleman Lazelle, age 8, male, white, born MA
Martha Ann Cross, age 31, female, white, born N.H., single, Book Keeper
(Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 75)



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