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Pvt Otto C. Bardon
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Birth: Aug. 28, 1841
Wayne County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 1930
Wooster
Wayne County
Ohio, USA

Enlisted as Private in Co. H, 102nd OVI, on 8 August 1862 at age of 21. On 24 September 1864, while the regiment was stationed in garrison at Decatur, AL, Bardon was assigned to a detachment sent in relief of Ft. Henderson at nearby Athens, AL, which was under siege by rebel cavalry under the command of CSA Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest. After detraining, the detachment began fighting to gain the fort, and had made good progress, when the fort was unexpectedly surrendered by its commander. Forrest then forced the relief detachment to surrender as well. Bardon was sent to Cahaba Prison, but was exchanged on 22 April 1865. He survived the explosion and sinking of the steamer Sultana on 27 April 1865. Mustered out at Columbus, OH, on 20 May 1865. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Gotfreit Bardon (1796 - 1877)
  Margaret Bardon (1803 - 1889)
 
 Spouse:
  Agnes Gillespie Bardon (1843 - 1928)*
 
 Children:
  Infant Bardon*
  Edith May Bardon (1874 - 1960)*
  William Bardon (1875 - 1876)*
  Myrtle Bardon Markel (1878 - 1966)*
  Clem G. Bardon (1884 - 1918)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Bardon Glasgow Silver (1839 - 1921)*
  Otto C. Bardon (1841 - 1930)
  Mary Bardon Fissell (1846 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wooster Cemetery
Wooster
Wayne County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 1, Lot 42
 
Maintained by: Lyn Dodge
Originally Created by: lanterns2
Record added: Jun 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38483422
Pvt Otto C. Bardon
Added by: Lyn Dodge
 
Pvt Otto C. Bardon
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Pvt Otto C. Bardon
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