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S. Osborn

S. Osborn

Federal (USV)


Samuel Osborn

(1822 - 1900)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Medina, he enlisted in Company H, Seventeenth Michigan Infantry on 23 June 1862, at age 40.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged in Washington, DC on 15 June 1865.

References & notes

Service data from the Adjutant General1. His photograph from one in the Archives of Michigan, found online on Seeking Michigan2, which also has his death certificate - source of further details.


09/28/1822 in IN


07/29/1900; Ionia, MI; burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Ionia, MI


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 79  [AotW citation 11991]

2   State of Michigan, Library and Archives, Seeking Michigan, Published 2008, first accessed 28 February 2010, <>, Source page: /cdm/singleitem/collection/p4006coll3/id/394/rec/576  [AotW citation 11992]