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Federal (USV)


Oliver P. Hovencamp

(c. 1829 - 1894)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 89th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 32 years. Enlisted September 26, 1861, at Odessa, to serve three years; mustered in as Private, Co. A, October 4, 1861.

The remainder of the War:
He was discharged for disability October 20, 1862 at Pleasant Valley, MD.

After the War:
He was living in Pine City, Chemung County, NY at the 1890 Federal Census.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1, who lists him as Havencamp or Hovenkamp. Details from his gravesite on Findagrave.

Death Date: 1/04/1894    Burial Place: Bechtol Cemetery, Tioga County, PA


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, for the Year 1901 (Issue 31), pp. 230 -   [AotW citation 12457]

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