Civil War Records of Charles Wesley Parker


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
I 16th Conn VI Sergeant; must. July 28, 1862 wounded at Antietam 9/17/62; captured at Plymouth, NC 4/20/64 and confined to Andersonville, Florence and other prisons; paroled 3/1/65 at N.E. Bridge, N.C.; reported to Camp Parole, Annapolis 3/10/65; furloughed 3/14/65 for 30 days, but extended for sickness and returned 5/18/65; must. out June 7, 1865, Annapolis, Md. Avon, Conn. carpenter

age 23, single

Catalogue of the 14th, 15th, 16th, [etc.] ...Connecticut Volunteers,
1862: 61;
Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations
, 1869: 660;
Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War: 117
pension file

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 16th Conn VI March 17, 1879 Invalid 273 184      
April 7, 1890 Minor 418 972 261 347 Mass. Goddaughter Fannie Parker

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  23 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 1 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).  Served as first Commander of the Post, 1882/1883.

G.A.R. Personal War Sketch (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1)

Diary excerpts from G.A.R. Supplementary War Sketches

G.A.R. Post resolution, Sept. 25, 1889

G.A.R record of burial


Date September 30, 1889
Place Acton, Mass.
Age 52
Cause consumption
Obituary Concord Enterprise,October 11, 1889
Burial Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by Goddaughter Fannie Parker

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