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Pvt Oscar T. Warner
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Birth: 1840
Berne
Adams County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 1876
Little Big Horn Battle Site
Big Horn County
Montana, USA

Private, Company C, 7th US Cavalry. Killed in action during the Battle of the Little Big Horn, along with General George A. Custer and most of the 7th Cavalry.

He enlisted on 22 October 1861, in Company H, 3rd NY Infantry, and was honorably discharged on 22 October 1864. From 1864 to 1875, he worked as a farmer. On 8 October 1875, he enlisted into the 7th Cavalry at St. Louis, MO. He was 5 feet, 6 inches tall, with blue eyes, brown hair, and a fair complexion. During the Battle of the Little Big Horn, his company was in Custer's column, and was wiped out on Last Stand Hill. Originally buried where they fell, the bodies were reinterred in July 1877 in a mass grave on top of Last Stand Hill. His widow, Sarah, received a pension of $8 per month until her death on 5 March 1920; she never remarried. 
 
Burial:
Custer National Cemetery
Crow Agency
Big Horn County
Montana, USA
Plot: Buried in the mass grave.
 
Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
Record added: Nov 21, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5989586
Pvt Oscar T. Warner
Added by: Kit and Morgan Benson
 
Pvt Oscar T. Warner
Added by: Kit and Morgan Benson
 
Pvt Oscar T. Warner
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Added by: Kit and Morgan Benson
 
 
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- nancy murray
 Added: Nov. 17, 2009

- gaby hayes
 Added: Jun. 25, 2007

View from the top of Last Stand Hill, looking down towards the river and the site of the Indian village. The markers are not graves, but mark where each soldier fell. The black marker in the center of the photo marks the spot where General George A...(Read more)
- Kit and Morgan Benson
 Added: Nov. 21, 2001
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