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Federal (USV)


Oramel C. Shattuck

(1841 - 1865)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Sharpshooters

Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company

Before Antietam

He was a 21 year old artist living in Lowell when he mustered as Corporal on 3 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was listed as a deserter on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He surrendered (returned) to his unit on 8 May 1865 and was mustered out to date from 15 May.

After the War

He died of consumption (tuberculosis) at age 24.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1, with genealogical details from Susan Harnwell and contributors at her superb 15th Massachusetts Infantry site.


01/11/1841; Rockford, IL


07/10/1865; Fitchburg, MA; burial in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, MA


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 2720]