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Orson Phillips Derby, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1843
Allegany County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 25, 1924
Orleans County
New York, USA

Additional information graciously provided by
Mike Schreiner

According to US Army records:

Born: February 22, 1842 in Cold Creek, Allegheny Co., NY
Pre War Occupation: Cooper

Promoted to Corporal 05JUN1864

"Involved in the Battle of Locust Grove, with Gen. Grant through The Wilderness + Spotsylvania - Battle of Monocracy, MD July 9, 1864 wounded by ball in left arm sent to Hosp. and discharged from Hosp. June 29, 1865."

Note: he got shot in the left arm by (likely) a .50 caliber (half inch diameter) lead ball.

Discovered that the Hiram Curtis GAR Post 114 in Albion was organized and gathered for the first time on Friday August 22, 1879. Orson was elected as the Post's first Commander. They had about 50 members at that time.

Thanks so much, Mike!
Family links: 
  Miranda W Brackett Derby (1816 - 1893)
  Mary M Derby (1853 - 1877)
  Mary A Derby (1857 - 1931)
  Orson P Derby (1870 - 1920)*
  George C Derby (1873 - 1897)*
  Infant Twins Derby (1875 - 1875)*
  Albert Derby (1876 - 1877)*
  Louis Marshall Derby (1883 - 1951)*
  George William H Derby (1838 - 1915)*
  Thedora L. Derby King (1842 - 1916)*
  Orson Phillips Derby (1843 - 1924)
*Calculated relationship
Mount Albion Cemetery
Orleans County
New York, USA
Plot: 323 NETTL
Created by: Dee Ferris
Record added: Mar 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49447582
Orson Phillips Derby, Sr
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Orson Phillips Derby, Sr
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