Civil War Records of Daniel A. Lovering


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
H 13th MVI Private; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862 killed  June 3, 1864 Stow powder maker

age 38;

wounded and taken prisoner, Aug. 30, 1862, at 2nd Bull Run. Va.; paroled, date not shown; missing July 1, 1863 at Gettysburg, Penn.;

killed  June 3, 1864 at Cold Harbor, Va.

MASSCW, 2:115

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
H 13th MVI Oct. 7, 1864 widow 67 870 38 189   Olive M. Lovering

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  3 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date June 3, 1864
Place Cold Harbor, Va.
Cause killed in action
Burial North Sudbury Cemetery, Sudbury, Mass.
Survived by Olive M. Lovering (Chapin)

Additional Information

"Daniel A. Loring" [sic], age 36, a powder maker is recorded as an inhabitant of West Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 280) with Olive Loring, age 39, and five children ("1860 United States Federal Census,"

"Living close to the boundary between Stow and Acton, both towns claimed credit for Lovering's enlistment." (Brown, Hometown Soldiers: 228, 258-262).

Daniel A. Lovering's name is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "Our Honored Dead".


See also: 

Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War, 1861-1865: 11, 62.



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