Civil War Records of Hiram W. Wetherbee


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
I 26th MVI Private; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 transf. Feb. 5, 1864 to V.R.C. Acton carpenter wounded June 21, 1863 at LaFourche Crossing, La.
  140th Co. 2nd Battln. VRC Feb. 5, 1864 must. out Nov. 28, 1864 as of 140th Co. 2nd Battln. V.R.C.      
MASSCW, 3:113

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 26th MVI July 17, 1865 Invalid 78 250 75 037    

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

Grand Army of the Republic



Date December 3, 1871
Place Acton, Mass.
Age 51 years, 11 days


("Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," vol. 239, p. 86 [image],

Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by  

Additional Information

Hiram W. Wetherbee, a forty year old carpenter, is recorded as an inhabitant of South Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 382) with Sophia B. Wetherbee, age 33, and four children ("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:

Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War: 46, 98.


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