Acton Memorial Library
enl. Sept. 19, 1861; must. Oct. 18, 1861; prom. Corpl. Aug. 29, 1862; re-enlist. Jan 1., 1864; prom. Commy. Sergt. Nov. 1, 1864
|disch. April 13, 1865||West Acton||farmer|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||26th MVI||May 8, 1905||Invalid||1 335 495||1 110 160||Mass.|
|Dec. 3, 1920||Widow||1 166 630||980 457||Mass.||Susan A. Hall|
Recorded as member no. 9 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts. Served as Post Commander, 1891 and 1917-19 (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||November 18, 1920|
|Place||N.E. Deaconess Hospital, Brookline, Mass.|
|Obituary||Concord Enterprise, Nov. 24, 1920
Acton Enterprise, Nov. 24, 1920, p. 1.
|Burial||Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
|Survived by||widow, Susan A. Hall|
Born March 20, 1843 in Bolton, Mass. to parents Enoch and Emeline Hall (source: pension file)
D.H. Hall, age 17, is recorded as an inhabitant of West Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling 188) with Enoch Hall, age 50, a farmer; Emeline Hall, age 40; Eugene L. Hall, age 15; and siblings (source: 1860 United States Federal Census. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).
Delette Haynes Hall, a 22 year old blacksmith, is recorded in the 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 181) of Enoch and Emeline Hall (source: 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton. Compiled by Ann S. Lainhart. Boston, 1989. Page 62.)
Delette H. Hall, age 24, a blacksmith; and Susie A. Wetherbee, age 22, born in Boxborough to John and Susannah (Fairbanks) Wetherbee, were married June 20, 1867 in West Acton (source: Acton marriage record, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910. In: NewEnglandAncestors.org [online database].)
Delette H. Hall is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton (source: 1890 Veterans Schedules. In: Ancestry.com [online database].)
Delette Hall was one of the original corporate trustees of the Acton Memorial Library (source: "An Act to Incorporate the Acton Memorial Library." In: Acts and Resolves Passed by the General Court of Massachusetts in the Year 1890. Published by the Secretary of the Commonwealth. Boston: Wright & Potter, 1890. Pages 51-52.)
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
Henry L. Hosmer. The Town of Acton in the Civil War, 1861-1865. Tucson, AZ: The Author, 2001. 37, 39.
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