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Federal (USV)

Private

Oliver G. Fletcher

(1833 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 29, from Saco, he mustered as Private, Company I, 5th Maine Infantry on 1 April 1862 and joined the Company in Portland.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Adjutant General.1 Details from War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment, an article in the Bethel News of 13 January 1897; transcribed online from the Bethel Historical Society. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

07/23/1833; Saco, ME

Death

09/14/1862 Crampton's Gap, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 128  [AotW citation 20787]