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Capt Charles James Ormsbee
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Birth: Sep. 27, 1839
Shoreham
Addison County
Vermont, USA
Death: May 5, 1864
Wilderness Corner
Spotsylvania County
Virginia, USA

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Charles was a son of John Mason Ormsbee & Polly Willson.

He was a brother to Governor Ebenezer Jolls Ormsbee.

He enlisted as a Corporal in Company G, 1st Regiment, Vermont Volunteer Infantry on 2 May 1861. He was mustered out on 15 Aug 1861 at Brattleboro, Vermont.

He was promoted to Full 2nd Lieutenant in Company H, 5th Regiment, Vermont Volunteer Infantry on 6 Sep 1861. He was promoted to Full Captain on 16 Sep 1862.

He was killed in the Battle of the Wilderness in Virginia on 5 May 1864 and was buried near the battlefield and his grave marked.

His brother, Ebenezer Jolls Ormsbee, going there to recover his body without success.

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TEAMWORK TRANSFER on 21 Aug 2012 with Tim Cooper
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Mason Ormsbee (1804 - 1867)
  Mary Willson Ormsbee (1807 - 1891)
 
 Siblings:
  John Mason Ormsbee (1829 - 1900)*
  William Willson Ormsbee (1832 - 1906)*
  Mary Lucinda Ormsbee (1834 - 1883)*
  Lydia A. Ormsbee (1837 - 1855)*
  Charles James Ormsbee (1839 - 1864)
  Edgar F. Ormsbee (1844 - 1861)*
  Agnes H. Ormsbee Hoyt (1847 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

CHARLES J. ORMSBEE
CAPT. CO. D. 5, REGT. VT. VOL.
KILLED IN THE BATTLE
OF THE WILDERNESS VA.
MAY 5, 1864.
AE. 24.

 
Note: G.A.R. Post #18 in Brandon was named in his honor
 
Burial:
Pine Hill Cemetery
Brandon
Rutland County
Vermont, USA
 
Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: May 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37063566
Capt Charles James Ormsbee
Added by: Tim & Grace
 
Capt Charles James Ormsbee
Added by: Jen Snoots
 
Capt Charles James Ormsbee
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Added by: Jen Snoots
 
 
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Capt., Company D, 5th Regiment, Vermont Volunteer Infantry
- Added: Aug. 16, 2012

- Tim & Grace
 Added: Aug. 15, 2012

- G.Photographer
 Added: May. 29, 2009
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