(c. 1839 - 1894)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 22 year old farmer in Jackson County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was wounded in action at Cedar Mountain, VA on 9 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the left thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the US Army General Hospital #2 in Frederick to 9 October, then at the GH #6 there, where he was discharged for wounds on 17 December 1862.
References & notes
11/26/1894; burial in Crothersville, IN
1 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 613 [AotW citation 18725]
2 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #223, 493 [AotW citation 18727]
3 Genealogy Trails, Card Records of Gravestones Provided to Union Veterans 1879-1903, Published c. 2015, first accessed 29 January 2018, <http://genealogytrails.com/cwstones/>, Source page: /cwstones/o/o_odbert_oleary.html [AotW citation 18726]