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Pvt Oran Dewey Brooks
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Birth: 1846
Death: Sep. 20, 1925

Brooks, Oran D.,Pvt.
Co. B. 1st La. Cav. En. Baton Rouge, La., Sept. 5th, 1861. Present on all Rolls to Jan., 1863. Roll for Jan. and Feb., 1863, Absent without leave since Feb. 3th, 1863. Rolls from March 1st, 1863, to June 30th, 1863. Present. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured Frankfort, Ky., Sept. 3rd, 1863. Sent to Military Prison, Louisville, Ky., Sept. 5th, 1863. Forwd. to Camp Chase, Ohio. Sept. 10th, 1863. Transfd. to Rock Island Barracks. Ill.; Jan. 27th, 1864. On Roll dated Hdqrs., Rock Island Barracks. Ill., Feb. 15th, 1865, of Prisoners of War transfd. for exchange. On Roll of Prisoners of War, Paroled at Baton Rouge, La., June 30th, 1865. Age 16...

BROOKS, Oran Dewey, businessman. Born, Baton Rouge, October 16, 1845; son of Eri Brooks and Eleanor Cain. Education: public schools. Enlisted in Company B., First Louisiana Cavalry, C.S.A., September 1861; prisoner of war 1863-1865; paroled June 1865. Adventured in Pacific Northwest; returned to Louisiana. Married Anastasia Eudolie Tircuit of Pointe Coupée Parish, December 24, 1874. Entered drug business in St. Francisville, La., 1877. Active in United Confederate Veterans, two-term commander of Louisiana Department with honorary title of general. Member, board of aldermen, St. Francisville, 1898-1908; West Feliciana Parish School Board, 1900-1924; Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Roman Catholic Church. Died, September 20, 1925; interred Grace Church Cemetery, St. Francisville. E.K.D. Sources: Andrew B. Booth, comp., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers … (1920); Grace Church Register; St. Francisville True Democrat, September 26, 1925; Oath Book, West Feliciana Parish. 
 
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 Parents:
  Eri Morley Brooks (1824 - 1874)
  Eleanor Crain Brooks (1822 - 1857)
 
 Sibling:
  Francis Marion Brooks (1844 - 1891)*
  Oran Dewey Brooks (1846 - 1925)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grace Episcopal Church Cemetery
Saint Francisville
West Feliciana Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Bev
Record added: Mar 04, 2005
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Pvt Oran Dewey Brooks
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Pvt Oran Dewey Brooks
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Pvt Oran Dewey Brooks
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Louisiana Division Commander, United Confederate Veterans, 1919-1922
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