Acton Memorial Library
|H||13th MVI||Private; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862||killed June 3, 1864||Stow||powder maker||
wounded and taken prisoner, Aug. 30, 1862, at 2nd Bull Run. Va.; paroled, date not shown; missing July 1, 1863 at Gettysburg, Penn.;
killed June 3, 1864 at Cold Harbor, Va.
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|H||13th MVI||Oct. 7, 1864||widow||67 870||38 189||Olive M. Lovering|
|Date||June 3, 1864|
|Place||Cold Harbor, Va.|
|Cause||killed in action|
|Burial||North Sudbury Cemetery, Sudbury, Mass.|
|Survived by||Olive M. Lovering (Chapin)|
"Daniel A. Loring" [sic], age 36, a powder maker is recorded as an inhabitant of West Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 280) with Olive Loring, age 39, and five children (source: 1860 United States Federal Census. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).
"Living close to the boundary between Stow and Acton, both towns claimed credit for Lovering's enlistment." (Peggy Jo Brown. Hometown Soldiers: Civil War Veterans of Assabet Village & Maynard Massachusetts. Maynard, Mass.: Flying Heron Press, 2005. 228, 258-262).
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "Our Honored Dead".
Henry L. Hosmer. The Town of Acton in the Civil War, 1861-1865. Tucson, AZ: The Author, 2001. 11, 62.
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