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OSCAR, John C.

IL 61st Inf Co I. Residence: Delhi, Jersey County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Married. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Jan 1862 at Chicago, Illinois. Mustered 7 Mar 1862 at Benton Barracks, Missouri. Private. Re-enlisted as a veteran for three years on 1 Mar 1864 at Little Rock, Arkansas. Re-mustered there on 30 Apr 1864. Mustered out 8 Sep 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. No discharge given. He was absent with leave as a paroled prisoner of war. Sources: (ILSA reel 6 p45,46)


MN 1st Inf Co F. Civil War: Age 25. Enrolled 27 May 1861. Mustered 29 May 1861. Private. Wounded at Savage Station. Discharged from the service for disability 12 Mar (or May) 1863. Sources: (MINN p42) (MCIW p59)

OSCAR, Thomas

WI 36th Inf Co H. Residence: Utica, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Wyalusing, Grant County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Hazel eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Feb 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Became a prisoner of war on 25 Aug 1864 at Reams Station, Virginia. Post war: A veteran of this name, living in Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota, was granted a pension of $12 a month because of debility of his heart as an after effect of scurvy. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 162-10; red book vol 41) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)


Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Dane County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p320)