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Federal (USV)


Oliver P. Ormsby

(1826 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

He was a sailor in Lebanon, New London County, CT at the 1850 US Census. He enlisted on 16 September 1861, then living in Franklin, CT, and mustered as Corporal, Company H, 11th Connecticut Infantry on 25 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862, age 36.

References & notes

Service information from Ingersoll.1 Birth date from a family genealogist citing a family bible. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


09/04/1826 in CT


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Windham Center Cemetery, Windham, CT


1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pg. 490  [AotW citation 20522]