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Federal (USV)


Orrin S. Lawrence

(1838 - 1907)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Glocester, he enlisted on 21 August 1861 in Company D, 4th Rhode Island Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged 24 April 1863 for wounds.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1, who has him as Orrin S. Lawrence. His government stone has him as "O.S. Lawrence, Co. D, 4 R.I. Inf." Cemetery record appears to have him as Oren S. Lawrence. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.




1907; burial in Fairfield Reformed Church Cemetery, Fairfield, NJ


1   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pp. 286 - 292  [AotW citation 14072]