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Federal (USV)


Oliver T. Mosier

(1843 - 1921)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 59th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 18 in Kingston, and mustered in as Private, Company E, 59th New York Infantry on 8 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged on 11 November 1862 to enlist in Company A, Fifth US Cavalry.

After the War

In the 1889 directory of the Association of Survivors of the Regiment he is listed as Oliver Mozier in Saginaw, Michigan. He was a police officer, Deputy Sheriff and Police Captain in Saginaw, retiring after 33 years service. He was a member of GAR Post #90.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW. Further data from his gravesite on Findagrave.


04/01/1843 in NY


05/13/1921; Saginaw, MI; burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Saginaw, MI


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 26 (for the year 1900)  [AotW citation 8768]