Civil War Records of Marvin Miner


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
I 26th MVI Private; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 died Feb. 15, 1863 Acton farmer

age at enl. recorded as 44;  died of disease Feb. 15, 1863, New Orleans, La.

MASSCW, 3:111

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
I 26th MVI Aug. 3, 1863 widow 29 160 15 090   Rosanna Miner
Feb. 15, 1868 minor 157 671 109 790   William McGovern, guardian

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  8 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date February 15, 1863
Place New Orleans, La.
Age 50
Cause consumption
Burial Interred in Monument National Cemetery, Chalmette, La. (Roll of Honor, 21:368. [wherein regiment is misprinted as 36th Mass.])
Survived by

Additional Information

The 1860 federal census for South Acton records Rosa Minor, age 35, born in Ireland, and children John and Marvin in household of Wm. Minor (dwelling no. 4, family no 7), a 40 year old farmer, born in New Hampshire ("1860 United States Federal Census,"

The death of "Marivan Miner", Soldier in the United States Service, is recorded in the 1862/63 annual report for the Town of Acton: 20, and the 1863/64 annual report for the Town of Acton: 18.

The name "Marivan Miner" is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "Our Honored Dead."


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