Civil War Records of Eben F. Wood


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E 6th MVI (3 months) Private; enl. April 15, 1861; must. April 22, 1861 must. out Aug. 2, 1861 Acton   age 24
USN Recg. Ship Ohio, U.S.S. Shokokon March 16, 1863 at Boston, for 1 yr. as Landsman disch. from Shokokon March 21, 1864 as Landsman credit Charlestown cooper age 25
E 6th MVI (100 Days) Private, enl. July 15, 1864; must. July 18, 1864 must. out Oct. 27, 1864 Acton painter age 27
MASSCW, 1:383, 452; 8:874

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): pages 28-29, 32-33 (PDF)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 6th MVI   Invalid 1 080 395 918 620    
USN Ohio, Shokoken Feb. 13, 1904 Widow 799 929 574 893 Mass. Mary A. Wood

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  6 pages (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 36 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1). 

G.A.R. Personal War Sketch


Date December 17, 1903
Place Acton, Mass.
Age 66 years, 6 months, 8 days
Obituary Maynard News, December 25, 1903
Burial Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Massachusetts
Survived by

Additional Information

Born in Acton to Ebenser Wood and Phebe Flint (death record, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910,"

Eben F. Wood is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules,"

Eben F. Wood's name is 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: 101.


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