William Oswald


BirthMay 28, 1843
DeathJuly 19, 1933
CemeterySteele (Falls City)
PostVeterans (Falls City)
Unit8th Ohio Cavalry, Company H

Private William Oswald

Company H, 44th Ohio Infantry

Company H, 8th Ohio Cavalry

Oswald was born in Germany on May 28, 1843. He enlisted in the 44th Ohio Infantry on September 18, 1861. Oswald was mustered on October 7, 1861 and served 2 years and 3 months before transferring to the 8th Ohio Cavalry on January 4, 1864. He served 9 months with the 2nd regiment and was discharged on October 12, 1864 at Columbus, Ohio.

Oswald died on July 19, 1933 at the age of 90 years. He is buried in the Steele Cemetery in Falls City (Richardson County), Nebraska. Oswald was a member of the Veterans Post (#84) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Falls City.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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