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Federal (USV)


Oliver Forbes

(c. 1836 - 1863)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25 years. Enlisted May 3, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Private, Company A, May 4, 1861, to serve two years; promoted Sergeant, date not stated; First Sergeant, May 25, 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wound on May 31, 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1; also borne as Oliver P.


c. 1836




1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pp. 663 - 674  [AotW citation 12678]