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ORR, JOHN, Co F, sergeant, enlisted by Lieutenant Roberson for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/12/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 28.  He was 5’8 ½” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Mecklenburg Co, NC.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Orr was appointed sergeant on 6/20/62.  Captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62, he most likely spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase).  Orr was sent to Nashville and mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  In the 1890 veterans’ census he lived near the Crider Post Office in Carroll Co, TN.  That same year he applied for an invalid pension.  In 1902 his wife, Mary E Orr, applied for a widow’s pension while living in Texas.  Orr was the son of Allison and Susan Reed Orr.  MR #1273

OSBORNE, GEORGE R, Co C, applied for an invalid pension in 1909 which was denied.  He has no muster roll records.

OSBURN, ROBERT T, Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 23.  Captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62, he failed to report to parole camp at Camp Chase, OH and was AWOL from 1/20/63.  He was denied an honorable discharge at a later date and his widow was denied a pension.  Osburn was the son of T H and Sarah Osburn of Weakley Co, TN and is buried there in the Osburn Cemetery.  Strangely, he has a military marker.  MR #1275

OVERMAN, NATHAN(IEL), Co C, private, enlisted in 1863 and served to 1865 according to the 1890 veterans’ census of Henderson Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was a prisoner in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  One of the last prisoners released, he was delivered in Jacksonville, FL on 4/28/65.  From there he went to the hospital in Hilton Head, SC, then to Annapolis, MD and was furloughed from the Overton General Hospital in Memphis, TN on 7/7/65.  He was about 19 years old at enlistment.  In 1880 Overman was renting 14 acres of tillable land in Henderson Co, TN.  He applied for an invalid pension in the 1880s.  Overman died on 5/21/1929 in Scott's Hill, TN and is buried in the Judson Community Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN with a military marker.  MR #1277

OWENS, JOSEPH, Co K, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Helmer for 3 years in either Henderson or Decatur Co, TN, on 5/25/63 at age 18.  He was 5’7” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  Owens was one of the 100 or more men who went AWOL from one of the forts (Grand Junction) on the Mississippi/Tennessee line in June 1863.  Captured by the Confederates on 6/21/63, he was taken to Richmond, VA by 7/21/63.  He died in the Howard Grove Hospital, Ward A in Richmond, VA on 1/30/1864 of pneumonia.  His desertion was later removed.  MR #1278

OWENS, REDDING (REDEN) S, Companies I, H & C, private, enlisted by Captain Derryberry for 3 years at Lexington, TN on 9/9/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/28/62 at about age 15 (b. 11/17/47 Bible).  He was 5’5” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Owens was one of the 100 or more men who went AWOL from the forts on the Mississippi/Tennessee line in June 1863.  He left La Grange, TN on 6/22/63 by one account.  Later the record was amended to say he was captured in Decatur, KY on 6/10/63, taken to Richmond, VA, paroled through City Point, VA on 7/14/63, then on to Camp Chase, OH by 7/17/63.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was a prisoner in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  His 1890 veterans’ census says he was at Andersonville for 107 months, which is impossible.  He spent about 11 months in prison until Colonel John G. O’Neil of the Confederacy offered a chance to Union prisoners to change sides and join the CSA.  Owens took advantage of the opportunity.  Most men of the 7th who left prison this way deserted the rebels as soon as possible and made their way back to Union lines at some point.  Owens returned to the regiment on 5/7/65, not long before it disbanded.  He applied for an invalid pension by 1876.  In 1889 he joined Post #81 of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR).  In the 1890 census he lived near the Lexington, TN Post Office and reported that he had been slightly wounded in his left shoulder during the war.  The brother of Lot R J Owens and the son of Etheldred and Elizabeth Lewis Owens of Henderson Co, TN, he might be the Shadrick R Owens in the 1870 census.  Owens died on 4/7/1922 at Lexington, TN.  His wife applied for a widow's pension the same year.  MR #1279

OWINS (OWENS), LOT R J, Co K, age 17 (b. 2/25/45 Bible).  The mother of this soldier applied for a pension on his service.  Owens was the brother of Reden S Owens and the son of Etheldred and Elizabeth Lewis Owens of Henderson Co, TN.  He has no records in the muster rolls but his mother received a pension so he is assumed to have been honorably discharged.  

OZIER, LEVI, Companies B & A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/15/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN at age 21 or 27 (b. 3/31/1847).  He furnished his own horse and equipment for which he received pay from 2/29/64-6/30/64 and was given a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62, he most likely spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase).  Ozier was not captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  On 2/11/1869, a police court report in the “West Tennessean” mentioned that Levi Ozier was charged $5 for the use of vulgar language.   He married Martha E Taylor in 1870.  Ozier died on 10/23/1886 and is buried in the Ozier-Taylor Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN with a military marker.  His wife, Martha E, applied for a widow’s pension in 1890.  She lived near Buena Vista in Carroll Co, TN.  Ozier was the son of Rubin and Elizabeth Ozier of Carroll Co, TN.  MR #1281

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