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BG John Hunt Oley

BG John Hunt Oley

Birth
Utica, Oneida County, New York, USA
Death 11 Mar 1888 (aged 57)
Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, USA
Plot Range 1, Lots 34-35
Memorial ID 19570 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served first in the Civil War as a Private in the 7th New York State Militia. He was then commissioned Colonel and commander of the 8th West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry. Later he was transferred to the cavalry, and served as Colonel and commander of the 7th West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services during the campaigns in West Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley".

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 18 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19570
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for BG John Hunt Oley (24 Sep 1830–11 Mar 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19570, citing Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .