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Pvt Lyman P. Kelsay
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1862
Death: Apr. 4, 1942

Kelsay, Lyman P.

"Co. D 2nd Oregon Infantry
War with Spain"
January 15, 1862 - April 4, 1942
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The Second Oregon Volunteer infantry was mustered into service between May 7 and May 15, 1898 at Portland, Oregon. At the time of its mustering in, the unit consisted of fifty officers and 970 enlisted men. The unit served its term of enlistment in the Philippines (see the narrative below). The 2nd Oregon was mustered out of service on August 7, 1899 at San Francisco, California. At the time of mustering out, the unit consisted of forty-four officers and 1,024 enlisted men.

During its term or service, the Second Oregon lost twelve enlisted men killed in action with three more dying as a result of wounds received in battle. Thirty-eight enlisted men died from disease, and one man died as the result of an accident. Thirty-four men were discharged on disability and three men deserted.
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He was the son of John KELSAY and 3. Cornelia COUTNER.

 
 
Burial:
Crystal Lake Cemetery
Corvallis
Benton County
Oregon, USA
 
Maintained by: Ancestral Sleuth
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Aug 16, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11542809
Pvt Lyman P. Kelsay
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Your service to our country is not forgotten.
- Spanish American War
 Added: Mar. 18, 2015
Lyman is my fourth greagrandfathers brother's grandson and my records have him born Sept 6, 1872 and that he died from disease in Manila on May 29, 1899.
- Tom Goldrup
 Added: May. 16, 2014

- nancy murray
 Added: Sep. 15, 2009
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