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Acton, Sidney Wilmore

Male 1847 - 1918  (70 years)


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  • Name Acton, Sidney Wilmore 
    Born 20 Feb 1847  , Richland, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Servic 4th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry   [1
    OCCU 1910 Census  Ponca City, Kay, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Enumerator for the Ponca City Census 
    Age: 63 
    Died 1918  Ponca City, Kay, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 1918  Ponca City IOOF, Ponca City, Kay, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23830  Taylor
    Last Modified 25 May 2005 

    Father Acton, Osbourn,   b. Abt 1801, Piscataway, Prince Georges, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1869, , Holt, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Bruxton, Tamson,   b. 1809, , , Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F8303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Acton, Sidney Wilmore Acton
    Acton, Sidney Wilmore Acton
    Acton, Sidney W., 1847-1918, Union Army

  • Notes 
    • 1880 United States Census
      Sidny ACTON Self M Male W 33 OH Farmer MD OH
      Kate ACTON Wife M Female W 33 PA Keeping House PA SCO
      Theophalis ACTON Son S Male W 13 KS OH PA
      Nellie ACTON Dau S Female W 9 KS OH PA


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      Source Information:
      Census Place Belle Plaine, Sumner, Kansas
      Family History Library Film 1254398
      NA Film Number T9-0398
      Page Number 74D
    • Series: T623 Roll: 1338 Page: 115


      Surname GivenName Age Sex Race Birthplace State County Location Year

      ACTON SIDNEY W 53 M W OH OK KAY LONGWOOD TWP 1900

    • Series: T624 Roll: 1256 Page: 115


      Surname GivenName Age Sex Race Birthplace State County Location Year

      ACTON SIDNEY W 63 M W OH OK KAY 2-WD PONCA 1910


  • Sources 
    1. [S127] Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (Reliability: 3).
      UNION MISSOURI VOLUNTEERS

      4th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry


      Organized at St. Joseph, Mo., January 28 to May 14, 1862. Ordered to Kansas City, Mo., May, 1862, and duty there fitting out till August. Skirmish on Little Blue June 2. Ordered to Southwest Missouri August, 1862, and reported to General Egbert B. Brown. Attached to District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1862. District of Central Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July, 1863. District of the Border, Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1864. District of Central Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July, 1865.

      SERVICE.-Pursuit of Coffee August 8-September 1, 1862. Between Stockton and Humansville and near Stockton August 12. Duty at Mt. Vernon till September 30. Joined Totten's Division, Army of the Frontier. Oxford Bend, near Fayetteville, Ark., October 27-28. Expedition from Greenfield into Jasper and Barton Counties November 24-26. Operations against Marmaduke in Missouri December 31, 1862-January 25, 1863. Defence of Springfield, Mo., January 8, 1863. Duty in Central Missouri and guarding Missouri Pacific Railroad, with Headquarters at LaMine Bridge, Jefferson City, Tipton, Sedalia and Warrensburg, Mo., till October, 1864. Operations about Princeton May 4, 1863. Waverly June 1 (Cos. "B" and "C"). Sibley June 23 (4 Cos.). Marshall July 28. Saline County July 30. Operations against Quantrell August 20-28. Operations against Shelby September 22-October 26. Tipton and Syracuse October 10 (Cos. "A," "B," "E" and "F"). Booneville October 11-12. Merrill's Landing and Dug Ford, near Jonesborough, October 12. Marshall, Arrow Rock, Blackwater, October 13. Operations about Warrensburg February 22-24, 1864. Scout from Sedalla to Blackwater June 3-5 (Co. "E"). Near Sedalia and Marshall Road June 26 (Co. "E"). Huntsville July 16. Scout from Independence to Lafayette County August 7-8 (Detachment). Operations in Lafayette and Saline Counties August 13-22 (Detachment). Near Rocheport August 28 (Detachment). Howard County August 28 (Co. "E"). Moved to Defence of Jefferson City October 1. Campaign against Price October -. Moreau Bottoms October 7. California October 9. Booneville October 11-12. Little Blue October 21. Independence, Big Blue and State Line October 22. Westport October 23. Engagement at the Marmiton or battle of Charlot October 25. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, Marias des Cygnes, October 25. At Sedalia, Mo., November, 1864, to April, 1865. Scout in Calloway County November 6-7, 1864 (Detachment). Moved to St. Louis April, 1865, and most of Regiment mustered out April 18, 1865. Balance mustered out July 8, 1865.

      Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 34 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 86 Enlisted men by disease. Total 124.


      Sidney W. Acton (First_Last)
      Regiment Name 4 Missouri S.M. Cavalry
      Side Union
      Company F
      Soldier's Rank_In Pvt.
      Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt.
      Alternate Name
      Notes
      Film Number M390 roll 1