Joseph Consider Orcutt(c. 1838 - )
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Sharpshooters
Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a 23 year old shoemaker living in North Reading when he enlisted as Private on 2 September 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was listed as a deserter on 17 September 1862.
After the War:
He died before 1900, when his wife was enumerated in the Federal Census at Tewksbury as a widow.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1, with genealogical details from Susan Harnwell and contributors at her superb 15th Massachusetts Infantry site.
|Place of Birth: Tewksbury, MA |
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp.†211 - 213 [AotW citation 2717]
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