Shenandoah Valley Confederate Soldiers - surnames beginning with "O"




  • OCHILTREE, WILLIAM
  • died of chronic diarrhea: 25 May 1865buried in prison cemetery
    Enlisted 18 Sep 1864, New MarketRank: private
    Unit: Co. I, 5th Virginia Infantry
    POW 6 Apr 1865, High Bridge; to Point Lookout

  • ODEN, BUSHROD F.
  • Parents: Thomas & Nancy OdenWife: Emily C. Jenkins
    Unit: Co. H, 33rd Virginia Infantry

  • ODER, J.L.
  • died: 5 Sep 1862, near Gordonsville, of disease
    Enlisted: 5 May 1862, Camp WalkerRank: private
    Unit: Co. B, 10th Virginia Infantry

  • ODER, JOSEPH BENSON
  • Enlisted: 16 Jun 1861, HarrisonburgRank: private
    Unit: Co. B, 10th Virginia Infantry
    Absent sick with leave about Oct 1862 - Mar 1863; AWOL 9 Jul 1863 - about Jan 1864; wounded 5 May 1864, Wilderness
    No further record

  • OLINGER, ISAAC
  • Wife: Sarah C. Olinger
    Unit: New Market Artillery

  • OLINGER, WILLIAM H.
  • born: 5 Dec 1845died: 15 Dec 1922
    buried: Zirkle Cemetery, New MarketWife: Rosanna Nehs
    Enlisted: 15 Apr 1864, Falling SpringsRank: Private
    Unit: Co. C, 7th Virginia Cavalry
    Prior Service: Co. B, 136th Virginia Militia
    Paroled: 19 Apr 1865, Winchester
    Postwar farmer near New Market

  • OPIE, JOHN NEWTON
  • born: 13 Mar 1844, Millview, Jefferson Countydied: 26 Jan 1908
    buried: Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton
    Moved to Staunton 1856student at Staunton Academy
    Enlisted 17 Apr 1861, StauntonRank: private
    Unit: Co. L, 5th Virginia Infantry
    Discharged 22 Dec 1861
    Cadet at VMI (Class of 1864) 1 Jan - 2 Jun 1862
    Enlisted 15 Oct 1862Rank: private
    Unit: Co. D, 6th Virginia Cavalry
    Wounded 9 Jun 1863, Brandy Station
    Transferred to Capt. Davis' Battalion, Maryland Cavalry
    At battle of Piedmont 5 Jun 1864; POW 6 Feb 1864; to Elmira; transferred for exchange 14 Mar 1865; paroled 8 May 1865, Winchester
    postwar farmer near Staunton; Graduated University of Virginia 1885; lawyer; Served in both houses of the Virginia Legislature; Author "A Rebel Cavalryman"

  • OREBAUGH, ANDREW
  • born: 6 Jun 1845died: 11 Oct 1875
    buried: St. Mary's Pine Church Cemetery, near Mount JacksonParents: Solomon & Elizabeth Orebaugh
    Enlisted: 25 Jun 1863, Charles Town, West VirginiaRank: Private
    Unit: Co. K, 12th Virginia Cavalry
    Wounded 13 Sep 1863, near Culpeper; admitted General Hospital Staunton 19 Oct 1863; paroled 20 Apr 1865, Mount Jackson

  • OREBAUGH, JACOB
  • Rank: Private
    Unit: Co. K, 12th Virginia Cavalry
    (Source: Virginia State Library)

  • OREBAUGH, LEWIS ALEXANDER
  • died of disease: 22 Jul 1862, Mount Jackson (at home)age: 36
    Enlisted 23 Mar 1862, Mount JacksonRank: private
    Unit: Co. I, 5th Virginia Infantry
    Present Apr 1862; but also carried on rolls as absent sick

  • OREBAUGH, WILLIAM
  • born: 24 Sep 1847died: 23 Dec 1923
    buried: St. Luke's United Church of Christ Cemetery, ForestvilleWife: Amanda Orebaugh
    Enlisted: Dec 1864 (unofficial source)Rank: Private
    Unit: Co. H, 12th Virginia Cavalry
    Paroled: 20 Apr 1865, New Market
    Postwar resident of Rockingham County

  • ORNDORFF, ANANIAS
  • Wife: Eliza Jane Orndorff
    Unit: Co. H, 11th Virginia Cavalry

  • ORNDORFF, BENJAMIN
  • Parents: Lewis & Rebecca Williams OrndorffWife: Maria Evans
    Unit: Co. G, 146th Virginia Militia

  • ORNDORFF, GEORGE WASHINGTON
  • born: 15 Oct 1838died: 27 Aug 1918
    resided: Toms Brookburied: Cedar Creek Christian Church Cemetery, Zepp
    Postwar rosters onlyRank: Private
    Unit: Co. K, 7th Virginia Cavalry

  • ORNDORFF, GEORGE WASHINGTON
  • born: circa 1843resided Cedar Creek, Shenandoah County
    Parents: Samuel & Comfort Jane Peer OrndorffWife: Rebecca Ellen Orndorff
    Enlisted: 27 May 1862Rank: Private
    Unit: Co. K, 12th Virginia Cavalry
    Paroled: 29 Apr 1865, Winchester

  • ORNDORFF, HENRY WASHINGTON
  • born: 8 Feb 1843died: 15 Jul 1904
    resided: Cedar Creekburied: Wendell-Orndorff Cemetery, Toms Brook
    Parents: James & Amelia OrndorffWife: Catherine Keller Windle
    Enlisted: 17 Feb 1862, MartinsburgRank: Private
    Unit: Co. K, 7th Virginia Cavalry
    Paroled: 29 Apr 1865, Winchester

  • ORNDORFF, IRA H.
  • born: 17 Apr 1834died: 6 Apr 1917
    buried: Sugar Hill Cemetery, Zepp, Shenandoah County
    Parents: John & Elizabeth Peer OrndorffWife: Margaret E. Bauserman Elborn
    Unit: Co. C, 33rd Virginia Infantry
    Enlisted: 27 May 1862, WinchesterRank: Private
    Unit: Co. K, 12th Virginia Cavalry
    On detail as Co. Cook Nov 1862; on detail as Regimental teamster 1 Dec 1863 - Jul/Aug 1864

  • ORNDORFF, JACOB J.
  • Wife: Mary Clower
    Unit: Co. H, 11th Virginia Cavalry

  • ORNDORFF, JOHN H.
  • born: circa 1845resided Cedar Creek, Shenandoah County
    Enlisted: 12 Jan 1863, New MarketRank: Private
    Unit: Co. K, 7th Virginia Cavalry
    AWOL May 1864; paroled 29 Apr 1865, Winchester; postwar rosters show he did not serve long
    No further record

  • ORNDORFF, JOHN JACKSON
  • Wife: Sarah Orndorff
    Unit: Cutshaws Artillery (Jacksons Artillery)
    Additonal Service: Carpenters Artillery (Alleghany Artillery)

  • ORNDORFF, LEMUEL
  • Parents: Samuel & Comfort Jane Peer OrndorffWife: Mary F. Virts
    Unit: Co. H, 11th Virginia Cavalry
    Prior Service: Co. G, 146th Virginia Militia

  • ORNDORFF, LEWIS
  • born circa 1821, Shenandoah Countyoccupation blacksmith
    Wife: Levina Rudolph
    Enlisted: 3 Jun 1861
    Unit: Co. C, 33rd Virginia Infantry
    Discharged 15 Apr 1862
    Alive in 1901, location not stated

  • ORNDORFF, MAGUS
  • Parents: Samuel & Comfort Jane Peer OrndorffWife: Catherine Delano Wymer
    Unit: Co. H, 11th Virginia Cavalry
    Prior Service: Co. A, 136th Virginia Militia

  • ORNDORFF, PHILIP W.
  • died: 7 Oct 1880buried: Sugar Hill Cemetery, Zepp
    Enlisted: 30 Apr 1862, Conrad's Store
    Unit: 7th Virginia Cavalry
    Captured 26 Apr 1863, Harpers Mill, Lost River, Hardy County, (West) Virginia; confined at Fort McHenry: 10 May 1863; exchanged 14 May 1863, City Point
    Postwar roster shows he was wounded during the war

  • ORNDORFF/ORENDORFF, SIMON NOAH
  • resided in Winchesterburied: Garrett Cemetery, Star Tannery, Frederick County
    Enlisted: 31 Dec 1862, Skinkers NeckRank: private
    Unit: Co. A, 10th Virginia Infantry
    AWOL from about Jun 1863 - Mar 1864; POW 12 May 1864, Spotsylvania Court House; to Point Lookout 18 May 1864; to Elmira, NY 2 Aug 1864; released under oath 19 Jun 1865
    Resident of Paddy's Cove, Frederick County in 1900

  • ORNDORFF/ORENDORFF, WALTER E.E.
  • born: 1841died of wounds: 21 May 1863, Staunton
    buried: Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton
    Enlisted: 18 Apr 1861, WoodstockRank: private
    Unit: Co. F, 10th Virginia Infantry
    Elected 3rd sergeant 1 Oct 1862; wounded 25 May 1862, Winchester; detailed as laborer 22 Feb - 17 Apr 1863; MWIA 3 May 1863, Chancellorsville

  • O'RORKE, JAMES CALVIN
  • born: Jefferson Countydied: Aopr 1900, Soldier's Home, Missouri
    Moved to Staunton 1859occupation: newspaper writer
    Enlisted 19 Jul 1861, WinchesterRank: private
    Unit: Co. L, 5th Virginia Infantry
    Discharged 29 Aug 1861
    Moved to Ohio, Omaha, Nebraska & Springfield, Missouri by 1864

  • ORTT, WILLIAM H.
  • born: 21 Dec 1834, Shenandoah Countydied: 16 Sep 1908
    buried: Grace United Church of Christ Cemetery, near Mount Jackson
    Parents: Jacob & Elizabeth OrttWife: Rebecca J. Pence
    Enlisted: 5 Apr 1862Rank: Private
    Unit: Co. C, 7th Virginia Cavalry
    Enlisted: 1 May 1862, HawkinstownRank: Private
    Unit: Co. K, 12th Virginia Cavalry
    On detail as teamster Sep - Oct 1862; AWOL since 20 Oct 1863; present Jan - Apr 1864; AWOL Jul - Aug 1864; paroled 20 Apr 1865, New Market

  • OSBORNE, ALEXANDER
  • born: 1842died: 16 Sep 1908
    buried: Grace United Church of Christ Cemetery, near Mount Jackson
    Parents: Joseph & Rosanna Bender OsborneWife: Mary E.L. Clark
    Enlisted: 15 Jun 1861, EdinburgRank: Private
    Unit: Co. C, 7th Virginia Cavalry
    On guard duty Jun 1861
    Transferred to Co. K, 12th Virginia Cavalry

  • OSBORNE, JOHN LEE
  • born: 24 Nov 1831died: 28 Jun 1892
    resided: Shenandoah Countyburied: Otterbein Cemetery, near Jerome, Shenandoah County
    Parents: Joseph & Rosanna Bender OsborneWife: Mary Stickley
    Enlisted: 16 Jul 1861, EdinburgRank: Private
    Unit: Co. C, 7th Virginia Cavalry
    Enlisted: 1 May 1862, WoodstockRank: Lieutenant
    Unit: Co. K, 12th Virginia Cavalry
    Paroled: 4 May 1865, Edinburg

  • OSBORNE, JOSEPH ARTHUR
  • born: 1836, Shenandoah Countydied: 1891
    buried: Old Edinburg Cemetery
    Parents: Joseph & Rosanna Bender OsborneWife: Sue Salome Whissen
    Enlisted: 15 Jun 1861, EdinburgRank: Private
    Unit: Co. C, 7th Virginia Cavalry
    Enlisted: 1 May 1862Rank: Corporal
    Unit: Co. K, 12th Virginia Cavalry
    Postwar carpenter residing in Mt. Clifton, Shenandoah County
    Shenandoah County Commissioner of Revenue 1885

  • OSBORNE, RICHARD A.
  • Enlisted: 16 May 1864, New MarketRank: Private
    Unit: Co. K, 12th Virginia Cavalry

  • OTT, GEORGE GORDON
  • born: 29 Oct 1842, Woodstockdied: 20 May 1908, Washington, DC
    Enlisted: 18 Apr 1861, WoodstockRank: private
    Unit: Co. F, 10th Virginia Infantry
    Appears as musician 6 Oct 1862; drummer, regimental band; wounded 3 Jul 1863, Gettysburg; POW 2 Mar 1865, Waynesboro; to Fort Delaware 7 Mar 1865; released under oath 15 Jun 1865
    Resided in Washington, DC in 1900

  • OTT, JOHN C.
  • born: circa 1845occupation: farmer
    Enlisted: 1 Mar 1863, WoodstockRank: private
    Unit: Co. F, 10th Virginia Infantry
    Wounded 3 May 1863, Chancellorsville; arrested 8 Nov 1863, Woodstock; to Wheeling Atheneum Prison 12 Nov 1863; to Camp Chase, OH 15 Nov 1863; to Fort Delaware 4 Mar 1864; exchanged 18 Sep 1864; POW 2 Mar 1865, Waynesboro; to Fort Delaware 12 Mar 1865; released under oath 15 Jun 1865
    Resided in Woodstock in 1900

  • OTT, THEOPHILUS
  • born: circa 1836resided: Rockingham County
    Enrolled as conscript at Camp Lee, near Richmond 30 Jan 1864
    Assigned to Co. G, 7th Virginia Cavalry, 3 Feb 1864
    Enlisted: 1 Feb 1864, Burkes MillRank: Private
    Paroled 2 May 1865, Harrisonburg
    No further record

  • OVERHOLT, JOHN H.
  • born: Rockingham Countydied: Oct 1862, Augusta County
    age: 26buried: Mossy Creek Old Cemetery, Augusta County
    Enlisted 23 Mar 1862, Mount JacksonRank: private
    Unit: Co. I, 5th Virginia Infantry
    Wounded at Manassas





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