Otis R. PrayHome State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Sharpshooters
Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an 18 year old farmer living in Great Falls, New Hampshire 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 may have died in 1889 in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.
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 2719]
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