Civil War Records of Eliphalet S. Sears


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
A 1st MVI Private; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862 must. out May 25, 1864 Acton farmer age 21

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
A 1st MVA Aug. 9, 1890 Invalid 889 844 666 668 Mass.  

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  105 pages (PDF)

Grand Army of the Republic

Washington Post No. 32, South Boston, Mass. (Sargent, Grand Army of the Republic: 180.)


Date April 13, 1925
Place Boston, Mass.


(source: death certificate in pension file)

Survived by  

Additional Information

1862/63 annual report for the Town of Acton: 19: recorded as a volunteer who received the town bounty, recruited from another town, not credited to Acton.

Eliphalet Stone Sears, son of Ashbael Sears, was born in Hubbardston, Mass. on August 12, 1841 ("Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850,"

Eliphalet Sears, age 18, is recorded as an inhabitant of Stow, Mass. in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 115/111) of Ashbel Sears ("1860 United States Federal Census,"

Eliphalet S. Sears married Bridget O'Toole (b. Ireland) on November 14, 1874 in Maynard, Mass. ("Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910,"

Eliphalet S. Sears on right.
Boston Daily Globe
, May 26, 1919: 11. Boston Daily Globe, May 26, 1919



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