Acton Memorial Library
|USN||USS Powhatan||Sept. 27, 1863||Feb. 1869||Maynard||Engineer||Service record in dispute, see P.J. Brown, pp. 174-.|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|Invalid||55 003||pension rejected on grounds that the claimant's service in the U.S. Navy was not rendered in connection with the civil war (see Brown, p. 179)|
Recorded as member no. 122 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1). Post color bearer for a period.
|Date||October 25, 1920|
|Obituary||Maynard News, October 29, 1920|
|Funeral||from his late home on Walcott street, Maynard|
|Burial||Glenwood Cemetery, Maynard|
|Survived by||His wife Emma; two daughters, Mrs. William Marshall of Waltham and Mrs. John Weaving of this town; six sons, Lyman, Walter, William, Charles, Albert, and James Priest.|
Peggy Jo Brown. Hometown Soldiers: Civil War Veterans of Assabet Village & Maynard Massachusetts. Maynard, Mass.: Flying Heron Press, 2005. 174-181; photograph of William G. Priest, p. 226.
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