Oramel C. Shattuck(1841 - 1865)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Sharpshooters
Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a 21 year old artist living in Lowell when he mustered as Corporal on 3 September 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was listed as a deserter on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He surrendered (returned) to his unit on 8 May 1865 and was mustered out to date from 15 May.
After the War:
He died of consumption (tuberculosis) at age 24.
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.
|Birth Date: 01/11/1841 Place of Birth: Rockford, IL |
Death Date: 07/10/1865 Death Place: Fitchburg, MA Burial Place: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, 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 2720]
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