169th Infantry Regiment NY Volunteers
American Civil War 1861-1865


Surnames Beginning with O

Steven M. Wiezbicki is writing a history of the 169th Infantry Regiment New York State Volunteers and their service during the American Civil War of 1861-1865. Steven has kindly contributed to this GenWeb site the following information from the complete Register of the 169th. It lists both officers and enlisted men and is the most detailed version of the 169th available on this Rensselaer County GenWeb site. For information about his history of this regiment, you may contact Steven by e-mail at smw700@hotmail.com.

OATMAN, ANDREW J. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; deserted, January 3, 1863, at Camp Abercrombie, Va.; absent, in arrest, at muster-out of company.

O'BRIAN, CORNELIUS. - Age, 37 years. Enlisted, at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. G, September 2, 1864; absent, on furlough, at muster-out of company.

O'BRIAN, THOMAS. - Age, 36 years. Enlisted, August 29, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. I, October 6, 1862; returned to ranks, no date; wounded in action, August 13, 1864, at Dutch Gap, Va., and died of his wounds, September 8, 1864, at hospital, Hampton, Va.

O'BRIEN, JOHN. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted at Franklin, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. I, March 8, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

O'BRIEN, JOHN. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted, September 1, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

O'BRIEN, MICHAEL. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted at Pittstown, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. I, January 13, 1864; discharged for disability, February 11, 1865.

O'BRIEN, NICHOLAS. - Age, 44 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, no date; mustered, out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.; also borne as O'Brian.

O'BRIEN, PATRICK. - Age, 38 years. Enlisted, September 4, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

O'BRIEN PIERCE. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, September 2, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. B, October 6, 1862; deserted, October 10, 1862, at New Dorp, N. Y.; also borne as Obrian.

O'CONNOR, ROBERT. - Age, 27 years. Enrolled, August 7, 1862, at Kingsbury, to serve three years; mustered in as first lieutenant, Co. D, October 6, 1862; discharged, December 26, 1862. Commissioned first lieutenant, November 10, 1862, with rank from September 17, 1862, original.

ODELL, DANIEL. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted, August 21, 1862, at Petersburg, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. H, October 6, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ODELL, JOHN H. - Age, 28 years. Enlisted, August 25, 1862, at Petersburg, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. H, October 6, 1862; deserted, July 8, 1863, at Yorktown, Va.

ODELL, LEWIS E. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted, August 29, 1862, at Petersburg, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. H, October 6, 1862; killed in action, January 16, 1865, at Fort Fisher, N. C.

OLIVAR, CHARLES. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, March 8, 1865, at Richland, to serve one year; mustered in as private, Co. B, March 22, 1865; sick in hospital at Smithville, N. C, since May 9, 1865, and at muster-out of company.

OLMSTEAD, SAMUEL. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 22, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as drummer Co. I, October 6, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

O'NEAL, FELIX. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, October 6, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C., as O'Neil.

O'NEAL, JOHN. - Age, 35 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, October 6, 1862; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, September 1, 1863; also borne as O'Neil.

O'NEAL, MICHAEL. - Age, 20 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, June 9, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.; also borne as O'Neil.

O'NEAL, WILLIAM. - Age, 25 years. Enlisted at Syracuse, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. A, March 10, 1865; promoted corporal, June 8, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

O'NEIL, JOHN. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Brooklyn, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, November 16, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ORCUTT, PETER V. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862, at Fort Ann, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, October 6, 1862; transferred to Co. A, Twenty-second Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps, August 26, 1863; discharged with detachment, August 4, 1865, at Cincinnati, Ohio.

O'REILLY, CHARLES. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; promoted sergeant, no date; killed in action, May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va.

ORR, HENRY. - Age, 35 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. G, December 28, 1863; mustered out, June 9, 1865, at Albany, N. Y.

OSBERNE, JESSE. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Buffalo, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. K, March 14, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

OSBORN, DANIEL. - Age, 35 years. Enlisted, July 27, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 25, 1862; wounded in action, January 16, 1865, at Fort Fisher, N. C.; discharged, July 17, 1865, at hospital, Troy, N. Y.

OSTERHOUDT, CHARLES. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted, January 25, 1865, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, January 26, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

OSTERHOUDT, JOHN. - Private, Co. K, One Hundred and Forty-second Infantry; transferred to Co. I, this regiment, June 7, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

OSTERHOUDT, PETER. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted, September 5, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, no date; sergeant, July 1, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

OSTROM, LYMAN. - Age, 28 years. Enlisted, August 11, 1862, at Nassau, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. A, September 25, 1862; returned to ranks, no date; killed in action, May 10, 1864, at Swift Creek, Va.

OSTROM, WILLIAM M. - Age, 36 years. Enlisted, August 24, 1864, at Troy, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. I, August 24, 1864; promoted corporal, no date; transferred to Co. D, January 1, 1865; promoted first sergeant, no date; hospital steward, May 12, 1865; discharged, June 16, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

OVEROCKER, THOMAS A. - Age, 14 years. Enlisted, September 2, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as drummer, Co. F, October 6, 1862; mustered out, June 20, 1865, at Fort Monroe, Va.

OWEN, JAMES. - Age, 26 years. Enlisted at New York city, to, serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. I, January 30, 1864; absent, sick, at Folly Island, S. C.; no further record.



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