Civil War Records of George W. Parks


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
A 1st MVI Private; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862 killed in action July 2, 1863, at Gettysburg, Penn. [credit] Acton farmer age 18

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 42-43 (PDF)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
A 1st MVI 1867 Father 147 913 113 418   George Parks

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  26 pages (PDF)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date July 2, 1863
Place Gettysburg, Penn.
Cause killed in action
Survived by  

Additional Information

George W. Parks, age 11, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Stow, in household (dwelling no. 206/215) with George and Betsy Parks  (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 25-26.)

George W. Parks is recorded as a resident of Stowe, Mass. in the 1860 federal census, in household with George Parks, farmer, age 58, and Betsy Parks, age 52 ("1860 United States Federal Census,"

Enlistment recorded in 1862/63 annual report for the Town of Acton: 19.


See also:

Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War,  1861-1865: 54, 121.


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