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Henry H. Oglesbee
Boardman Twp.

Henry H. Oglesbee, agent for the McCormick Reaper, was born in Greene County, O., Sept. 3, 1840, and is a son of Jonathan and Hannah (Parlett) Oglesbee. He was educated in the schools of his native State and Iowa, where he came with his parents in 1857. He enlisted Oct. 3, 1861, in the Third Missouri Infantry, Company I, where he served twenty months, then enlisted in the Sixteenth Ohio Battalion. He participated in the battles of Jackson, Miss., Port Hudson, was with Grant at Pea Ridge, and was present during the siege and at the surrender of Vicksburg. He was mustered out after three years of faithful service, at St. Louis, Mo. He was married in 1867 to Mary C. Fuller. They have one child -- James W.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 665-666
Transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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