Albert F. Grant was a resident of Mansfield on December 31 1863 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. I of the 18th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry; he was discharged July 19, 1865.
He was born April 1, 1846 in Mansfield to Nelson and Sarah M. (Freeman) Grant. In the 1860 U.S. census in Mansfield, he is a 14 year old in the household of Nelson Grant. He married Amanda ____ born in New York, about 1862. Children include Alice Grant, born about June 1863 in Connecticut. After his Civil War service, he moved to Coventry and worked as a farm laborer. Albert Grant moved to Little Falls, New York after 1880 and he is enumerated there in the 1890 Veterans Census. In the 1900 U.S. census, he is living in the household of Lerrota F. Jenks, his son-in-law in Little Falls, New York. He is a 60 year old mill framer, boarding in a home in the 1905 New York State census in Little Falls, New York.
On August 21, 1884, he applied in New York for an invalid pension, No. 723,794 that was granted under certificate No. 729,502.
Albert F. Grant died on June 26, 1919 in Little Falls, New York, according to pension records. His burial place is unknown.