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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

John D. Ogilvie

(c. 1835 - 1864)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried 26 year old teacher from Larkinsville, AL when he enlisted as 4th Corporal on 27 April 1861 in Company K, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was in action from First Manassas to Seven Pines, VA, and elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant on 20 April 1862 and 2nd Lieutenant in August.

On the Campaign

He was appointed First Lieutenant at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was at Fredericksburg, VA where he was promoted to Captain on 13 December 1862. He was with his Company at Chickamauga, GA, Chattanooga, TN, and the Knoxville campaign. He died of disease on 29 February 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1, which has his date of death as 29 February and 27 March 1864. Other sources have dates of 27 April and 24 February.

Birth

c. 1835 in TN

Death

02/29/1864; burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, GA

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15758]