Civil War Records of Waldo Littlefield


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 Boxborough    
MASSCW, 1:382

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 6th MVI Feb. 17, 1896 Invalid 1 174 389 909 787 Mass.  

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  6 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 111 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1). 

G.A.R. Personal War Sketch


Date October 4, 1918
Place Acton, Mass.
Age 77
Cause suicide by gunshot
Obituary Concord Enterprise, October 12, 1918
Burial Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by  

Additional Information

Eldest son of Jacob Littlefield and second wife Ann Brooks Raymond of Boxborough. Born in Wells, Maine. Family returned to Boxborough when Waldo was two years of age. Waldo settled in West Acton, married Nellie Witherell, of Woodstock, Conn. and was engaged as a carriage manufacturer. (Hager, Boxborough: 161.)


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

News item:  Minutemen of '61 medals to W. Littlefield and J. E. Richardson, Concord Enterprise, January 7, 1903.


See also:

Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War: 122.


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