Acton Memorial Library
|D||35th MVI||Private; enl. June 21, 1862; must. Aug. 16, 1862||must. out June 9, 1865, as Corpl.||Littleton||farmer||
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|D||35th MVI||Oct. 18, 1866||Invalid||120 037||346 787|
|Mar 23, 1908||Widow||888 022||648 192||Maine||Sophia E. Preston|
Recorded as member no. 14 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||February 27, 1908|
|Burial||Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
|Survived by||Sophia E. Preston|
Herbert E. Preston is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton (source: 1890 Veterans Schedules. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).
Henry L. Hosmer. The Town of Acton in the Civil War, 1861-1865. Tucson, AZ: The Author, 2001. 122.
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