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Elbridge Acker
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Birth: Aug. 19, 1831
Albany County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1902
Paxton
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

Son of William Philip and Elizabeth (Thorp) Acker .

On 27 Jan 1852 Elbridge 20, married Mary Ann Gray, 19, daughter of Andrew and Lucy (Billings) Gray , at Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

On 11 Aug 1862 Elbridge, a merchant, mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
He was 30 years, 11 months and 23 days old.

He was wounded on 17 Sep 1862 at The Battle of Antietam.

Later, he was declared missing in action on 3 Jul 1863 at The Battle of Gettysburg.

On 12 Feb 1864, Elbridge was discharged and reenlisted for a bounty of $400, and on 27 Jul 1864 he was transfered to Company E, of the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.

On 25 Aug 1864 Elbridge was taken prisoner at Reams' Station, Dinwiddie County, Virginia.
On 12 Apr 1865, Elbridge was paroled, mustering out on 27 Jul 1865.

On 17 Oct 1869, after the death of his first wife, Elbridge Acker, 38, married Hattie R. Billings, 32, at Blue Hill, Hancock County, Maine.

Elbridge Acker died on 14 Nov 1902 at Paxton, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 71 years, 2 months and 26 days old.

On 1 Nov 1905 Hattie R. Billings applied for a pension.

From the "Worcester Daily Spy," 18 Nov 1902:
"The funeral of Elbridge Acker, a veteran of the Fifteenth Massachusetts Regiment, was held yesterday morning at 10 o'clock, at his late home in Paxton. ... The body was taken to Auburn for burial.
Mr. Acker was 71 years old. In the Civil War he enlisted in the Fifteenth Regiment, was captured by the Confederates and was confined for a year in Andersonville prison. Since the war he had lived in a number of towns in Worcester County, among them being Holden, Rutland, Oxford and Auburn. He went to Paxton about six years ago. Mr. Acker leaves a daughter, Mrs. A. P. Robbins of this city."
 
 
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 Spouses:
  Mary Ann Gray Acker (1832 - 1868)*
  Hattie R Friend Billings Acker (1836 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillside Cemetery
Auburn
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Mar 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18305295
Elbridge Acker
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