Oscar A Stubbs


BirthJune 26, 1844
DeathJune 26, 1935
CemeteryGrand Island (Grand Island)
Unit9th Minnesota Infantry, Company I

Private Oscar A Stubbs

Company I, 9th Minnesota Infantry

Stubbs was born in Maine on June 26, 1844. He enlisted and mustered in the regiment on August 15, 1862 at Glendale (Scott County), Minnesota. Stubbs served 3 years. He was discharged on August 24, 1865 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota.

The 9th Minnesota Infantry was organized at various locations between August 15 and October 31, 1862. The unit was assigned to the Indian Campaign of 1862 and remained in Minnesota until September 1863. The entire regiment was concentrated at St Louis in May 1864 and saw action in several battles and military operations. Some of them include:

Battle of Brice’s Cross Road (also called Guntown) (MS) (June 10, 1864). Regimental losses were 11 killed, 29 wounded, 227 captured, and 3 reported missing.

Battle of Nashville (TN) (December 15-16, 1864). Regimental losses were 8 killed and 13 wounded during the 2 day battle.

Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely (AL) (March 26-April 8, 1865).

Stubbs died on June 26, 1935 at the age of 91 years. He is buried in the Grand Island Cemetery in Grand Island (Hall County), Nebraska.

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


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