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E. Ordiway
E. Ordiway

Federal (USV)


Elijah Ordiway

(1834 - 1862)
Home State: Michigan
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Adrian, he enlisted in Company A, Seventeenth Michigan Infantry on August 1862, at age 29.

The remainder of the War:
He died at Knoxville, MD on 12 November 1862.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Service data from the Adjutant General1. His photograph from one in the Archives of Michigan, found online through the Seeking Michigan portal2. Further information from family genealogists.

Birth State: PA    
Death Date: 11/12/1862    Death Place: Knoxville, MD    


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 11993]

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/1008/rec/1  [AotW citation 11994]

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