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Miles M. Oviatt
Birth: Dec. 1, 1840
Death: Nov. 1, 1880

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps. His citation reads "On board the USS Brooklyn during action against rebel forts and gunboat and with the ram Tennessee in Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Despite severe damage to his ship and the loss of several men on board as enemy fire raked the deck, Cpl. Oviatt fought his gun with skill and courage throughout the furious two-hour battle which resulted in the surrender of the rebel ram Tennessee." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas VanRensselaer OVIATT (1809 - 1881)
  Lydia Jane Rice OVIATT (1818 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucetta Alzina Crandall Turner (1847 - 1928)*
 
 Children:
  Frances Emily Oviatt Larkin (1876 - 1935)*
 
 Sibling:
  Miles M. Oviatt (1840 - 1880)
  Miles Allison OVIATT (1845 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Valley Cemetery
Olean
Cattaraugus County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 36, Lot 36
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Jan 11, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8259364
Miles M. Oviatt
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