Acton Memorial Library
|E||6th MVI (9 months)||Private; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862||must. out June 3, 1863||Stow||fireman||age 25|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||6th MVI||March 3, 1898||Invalid||1 205 407||1 084 699||Mass.|
|Aug. 25, 1910||Widow||947 998||710 133||Mass.||Lucy A. Newton|
Recorded as member no. 103 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||June 10, 1910|
|Obituary||Maynard News, June 24, 1910|
|Burial||Glenwood Cemetery, Maynard, Mass.|
|Survived by||son George, two brothers wife Lucy A. Newton|
Augustus Newton, age 21, a farmer, is recorded as an inhabitant of South Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 1) with Amanda Newton, age 17 (source: 1860 United States Federal Census. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union" as "Augustus P. Newton."
Peggy Jo Brown. Hometown Soldiers: Civil War Veterans of Assabet Village & Maynard Massachusetts. Maynard, Mass.: Flying Heron Press, 2005. 165-169.
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