Civil War Records of James Moulton


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E (Davis Guards) 6th MVI
(3 months)
Private; enl. April16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861 must. out Aug. 2, 1861 Acton   age 21
E 26th MVI Private; enl. Sept. 4, 1861; must. Oct. 18, 1861; prom. Corpl. Nov. 1, 1861; Sergt. Aug. 27, 1862; re-enlist. Jan. 1, 1864; prom. 1st Sergt. Nov. 1, 1864; comm. 2nd Lieut. Dec. 11, 1864; must. July 2, 1865 must. out Aug. 26, 1865 as 2nd Lieut. South Acton farmer

age 21

MASSCW, 1:383, 3:92

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): pages  28-29, 46-47, 48-49 (PDF)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 6th MVI
26th MVI
Dec. 31, 1891 Invalid 1 082 766 947 287 Mass.  

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

Grand Army of the Republic



Date January 2, 1898
Place East Pepperell, Mass.
Age 57
Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by  

Additional Information

Brother of Albert Moulton and Charles H. Moulton

James Moulton, age 20, is recorded as an inhabitant of South Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household of Richard and Joanna Moulton, which also included brother Charles H. Moulton ("1860 United States Federal Census,"

Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."


See also:

Brown, Hometown Soldiers: 228, 262-265.


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