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Federal (USV)


Oscar Johnson Matteson

(1839 - 1922)

Home State: Vermont

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Vermont Infantry

Before Antietam

From Stamford, he enlisted as a Private in Company A, 2nd Vermont Infantry on 12 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 23 January 1864 and discharged on 31 October 1864.

References & notes

His service from Peck.1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


06/04/1839 in VT


08/21/1922; Roseville, IL; burial in Roseville Cemetery, Roseville, IL


1   Peck, Theodore S., Adjutant General, and The Vermont Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers and Lists of Vermonters who Served in the Army and Navy of the United States During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66, Montpelier: Press of the Watchman Publishing Co., 1892, pg. 35  [AotW citation 28929]