Civil War Records of James Wayne


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E 6th MVI (100 days) Private; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 18, 1864 Oct. 27, 1864 Acton butcher age 18
MASSCW, 1:451

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page  32-33 (PDF)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 6th MVI Dec. 23, 1896 Invalid 1185 084   Calif.  

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  4 pages (PDF*) 

Grand Army of the Republic



Date June 1, 1901
Place San Gabriel, Los Angeles, Calif.
Age 54

San Gabriel Cemetery San Gabriel Los Angeles County California, USA Plot: Lot K-12 S 1/2 Grave 2

(Find A Grave Memorial# 9622829, Find A Grave (website), Retrieved 2015-04-21)

Survived by  

Additional Information

Brother of John Wayne and Robert Wayne (source: obituary of Robert Wayne).

James Wayne, age 8, born in N.B., is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 140) with Martha Wayne, age 45, born Ireland, and Mary Wayne, age 18, born N.S. (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 20).

James Wayne, age 13, born in Ireland, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 149) with Ellen Wayne, age 60 ("1860 United States Federal Census,"

James Wayne married Carrie D. Wayne (nee Thompson) in Illinois in 1880 (source: pension file).

James Wayne's name is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."


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