Abner Day Otis, was born 23 Jan 1843 in Franklin, CT (source: Franklin Town Records). At the time he enlisted in the army on 31 May 1861, he was a resident of Holyoke, MA. He died at the Armory Square Hospital in Washington, D.C. on 17 Sep 1863, of typhoid fever.
Abner is buried in Soldiers Home National Cemetery (Section 5025). He was a private in the 10th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry.
1. National Cemetery Administration. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
Original data: National Cemetery Administration. Nationwide Gravesite Locator
2. National Park Service. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
Original data: National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, online , acquired 2007.
Rachel Day Brewster Otis