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S. Osborn
S. Osborn

Federal (USV)


Samuel Osborn

(1822 - 1900)
Home State: Michigan
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Medina, he enlisted in Company H, Seventeenth Michigan Infantry on 23 June 1862, at age 40.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He was discharged in Washington, DC on 15 June 1865.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Service data from the Adjutant General1. His photograph from one in the Archives of Michigan, found online on Seeking Michigan2, which also has his death certificate - source of further details.

Birth Date: 09/28/1822    Birth State: IN    
Death Date: 07/29/1900    Death Place: Ionia, MI    Burial Place: Oak Hill Cemetery, Ionia, MI


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 79  [AotW citation 11991]

2   State of Michigan, Library and Archives, Seeking Michigan, Published 2008, first accessed 28 February 2010, <http://seekingmichigan.org/>, Source page: /cdm/singleitem/collection/p4006coll3/id/394/rec/576  [AotW citation 11992]

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