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in the War of the Rebellion
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Company "A"

Ovington, Charles. Age 19. Residence Marion, nativity Kentucky. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Missing in action April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn. Returned to company Aug. 26, 1862. Promoted Third Corporal Jan. 15, 1863; Second Corporal March 8, 1863; First Corporal June 15, 1863. Wounded in breast and bowels severely July 16, 1863, Jackson, Miss. Mustered out July 16, 1864, Roswell, Ga., expiration of term of service.

Owens, George W. Age 18. Residence Davenport, nativity Indiana. Enlisted Jan. 1, 1865. Mustered Jan. 1, 1865. Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky. Transferred from company H, Twenty-sixth Iowa Infantry.

Company "C"

Osborn, Robert H. (Veteran.) Age 24. Residence Layerba, nativity Ohio. Enlisted July 4, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864. Killed in action May 28, 1864, Dallas, Ga.

Oviatt, William H. (Veteran.) Age 19. Residence Iowa Falls, nativity Ohio. Enlisted July 4, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Promoted Eighth Coporal Aug. 23, 1861; Sixth Corporal Sept. 21, 1861; Fifth Corporal May 1, 1862; Fourth Corporal Aug. 14, 1862; Second Corporal March 1, 1863. Wounded July 16, 1863, Jackson, Miss. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864. Wounded slightly Nov. 22, 1864, Griswoldville, Ga. Promoted First Sergeant Jan. 1, 1865; First Lieutenant March 29, 1865. Transferred to company H.

Owen, George W. Age 19. Residence Grundy Center, nativity Indiana. Enlisted July 4, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1864. Taken prisoner. See company H, Twenty-sixth Iowa Infantry.

Company "D"

Ogle, James H.  Age 23.  Residence Centerville, nativity Indiana.   Enlisted June 25, 1861, as Third Corporal.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Died Feb. 20, 1862, Tipton, Mo.

Ogle, William.  Age 21.  Residence Centerville, nativity Indiana.   Enlisted June 25, 1861, as Wagoner.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Discharged Jan. 29, 1863, for disability.

Company "E"

Orman, John H.  Age 23.  Residence Albia, nativity Ohio.  Enlisted July 1, 1861, as Second Corporal.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Promoted Second Lieutenant Feb. 17, 1862.  Wounded April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Arm amputated April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Resigned Nov. 23, 1862.

Company "F"

Owen, Henry D.  Age 19.  Residence Osceola, nativity Indiana.  Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Died of disease Sept. 14 1861, St. Louis, Mo.

Owens, Harrison.  Age 22.  Residence Osceola, nativity Indiana.   Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Discharged Sept. 14 1861, St. Louis, Mo.

Company "G"

Overfelt, Charles.  Age 26.  Residence Iowa City, nativity Missouri.   Enlisted July 8, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Promoted Sixth Corporal Nov. 1, 1861.  Discharged Jan. 17, 1862, Otterville, Mo.

Company "H"

O'Donald, Edward.  Age 18.  Residence Montrose, nativity Ohio.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Discharged Feb. 15, 1862, Tipton, Mo., for general debility. 

Ortman, James S.  (Veteran.)  Age 20.  Residence Columbus, Ohio, nativity Maryland.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.   Wounded April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Promoted Fifth Corporal March 1, 1863; First Corporal Jan. 1, 1864.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.   Promoted Third Sergeant Sept. 1, 1864; Second Sergeant Jan. 1, 1865.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Oviatt, William H.  (Veteran.)  Age 20.  Residence Iowa Falls, nativity Ohio.  Appointed First Lieutenant March 29, 1865.  Mustered April 28, 1865.   Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.  Transferred from company C.

Company "I"

Owens, Lewis L.  Age 25.  Residence Wapello, nativity Indiana.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Wounded April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.   Mustered out July 16, 1864, Roswell, Ga.

Company "K"

Ogden, Jasper.  Age 18.  Residence Mount Pleasant, nativity Ohio.   Enlisted July 12, 1861, as First Sergeant.  Mustered July 18, 1861.   Reduced to ranks.  Promoted Eighth Corporal Aug. 12, 1862; Fifth Corporal Oct. 1, 1862; Third Corporal Dec. 1, 1862; First Corporal Jan. 2, 1863.  Wounded in groin severely Nov. 25, 1863, Missionary Ridge, Tenn.  Mustered out July 18, 1864, Davenport, Iowa, expiration of term of service.

Ogilbee, Harrison H.  Age 18.  Residence Burmingham, nativity Ohio.   Enlisted Feb. 8, 1864.  Mustered Feb. 8, 1864.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.  See company D, Thirtieth Iowa Infantry. 


Transcribed by Linda Suarez
from the Roster and Record of Iowa Soldiers, Vol. I

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