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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Nathan Odom

(1831 - 1915)

Home State: Florida

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Florida Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private, Company D, 5th Florida Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded, shot in the leg and back, in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Mustered out 9 April 1865.

After the War

" ... he carried a rifle ball in his body for fourteen years."

References & notes

Basic information from State of Florida1, with details from his obituary in Confederate Veteran magazine of July 1915.

Birth

09/16/1831; Barnwell County, SC

Death

01/09/1915 St. Petersburg, FL; burial in Greenwood Cemetery, St Petersburg, FL

Notes

1   State of Florida, Board of State Institutions, Soldiers of Florida in the Seminole Indian, Civil and Spanish-American Wars, Live Oak (FL): Democrat Print, 1903, pp. 142 - 147  [AotW citation 15470]