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Federal (USV)


Otis R. Pray

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Sharpshooters

Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company

Before Antietam

He was an 18 year old farmer living in Great Falls, New Hampshire when he enlisted as Private on 2 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was listed as a deserter on 17 September 1862.

After the War

He may have died in 1889 in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp.†211 - 213  [AotW citation 2719]