Difference between revisions of "Akely, Oscar"
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Oscar Akely was born in Rensselaerville on January 6, 1841, a son of Leonard and Mary Akely  His family moved to Gilboa, Schoharie Co., NY sometime before 1860.
Marriage & Children
|Residence:||Gilboa, Schoharie Co., NY|
|Enlistment Date:||2 Jan 1864|
|Enlistment Place:||Troy, NY|
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||7th Heavy Artillery |
|Wounded in Action on:|
|Wounded at:||Cold Harbor|
|Captured at:||Cold Harbor|
|Imprisoned at:||Libby and Bell Island|
|Muster Out Date:||31 May 1865 |
|Muster Out Place:|
|Additional Remarks: No record of his service was found in the AG rosters, or in the military databases of Ancestry except the 1890 Veteran’s census and the Town & City registers. No mention was made of his imprisonment in the register. “In Battle of Coal Harbour was severely wounded” 
“Wounded right thigh, was in prison, Libby and Bell Island” 
|Sources Used: Town and City Registers of the Men Who Served in the Civil War; 1890 Veteran’s census|
Oscar died in 1908 and was buried at Gilboa in a cemetery that was removed for the dam in 1925.
Additional Research Notes
- Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
- 1890 Veteran’s Census, Gilboa, Schoharie Co., NY