5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment
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O'BRIEN, ______: 1MM/JPVT. Performed sentry and picket guard duty with the company during the period 11 Nov6 Dec 1861, but no other record of service found.

O'BRIEN, Timothy: 17/BPVT, [Charleston Dist.]. b. abt. 1834. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 20 Feb 1862, age 28. Previously served in Rutledge's Co. SC Militia Cavalry (Charleston Light Dragoons). Trans. to Co. K, 4th SC Cavalry, 28 Feb 1862. Paroled at Charlotte, NC 4 May 1865.

(O'NEIL, J. J. A.: 17/BPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt 1839. 5' 1" tall, fair complexion, light hair, grey eyes, occupation: merchant. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 20 Feb 1862, age 23. Trans. to Co. K, 4th SC Cavalry, 28 Feb 1862. WIA (left leg fractured) at Pocotaligo, SC, 22 Oct 1862, and placed on medical furlough. Paroled as worker at Ordnance Works, Charlotte, NC, 4 May 1865.

(ODOM, Daniel G. (1837?1862): 14/DPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. abt. 1837. Residence: Blackville, SC; occupation: overseer. Enlisted at McPhersonville, SC, 4 Jun 1862, [age 24]. DOD in hospital at McPhersonville, SC, 28 Aug 1862.

(ODOM, Richard E. (1836?1862): 14/DPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. abt. 1836. Residence: Blackville, SC; occupation: farmer. Per "Memory Rolls," DOD at McPhersonville, SC, 1862. No other record of service found.

OPPENHEIM, Edwin Hertz (18391918): 17/BPVT, Charleston Dist. b. Nov 1839. 5' 6" tall, dark complexion, black hair, hazel eyes, occupation: merchant. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 22 Feb 1862, age 22. Discharged for disability (hernia) at James Island, SC, 17 Jul 1862. Store clerk living with Bernard S. BARUC in New York, NY in 1880. Living in St. Louis, MO, in 1910. d. 1918. Brother of Herman Detmold Hertz, Julius Hertz, and Samuel Hertz OPPENHEIM.

OPPENHEIM, Herman Detmold Hertz (1841?1896): 17/BPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1841. Residence: Charleston, SC; occupation: bookkeeper. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 20 Feb 1862, age 19. Furnished a substitute (Middleton MOORE) and discharged, SepOct 1862. d. 8 May 1896. m. Sarah (Sallie) M. JONAS, 10 May 1871, Mobile, AL. Brother of Edwin Hertz, Julius Hertz, and Samuel Hertz OPPENHEIM.

OPPENHEIM, Julius Hertz (18361903): 17/BSGT, Charleston Dist. b. May 1836. Residence: Charleston, SC; occupation: merchant. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 20 Feb 1862, age 27, and appt. SGT. Furnished a substitute (John MCMAIN), and trans. in 1862, possibly to Commissary Dept. m. Sarah Ann GOLDSMITH, 31 Dec 1862, Augusta, GA. Commission merchant in Augusta, GA, in 1880, and later lived in Selma, AL, and New York, NY. d. 5 Apr 1903, and buried in Union Field Cemetery, Ridgewood, NY. Brother of Edwin Hertz, Herman Detmold Hertz, and Samuel Hertz OPPENHEIM. Brother-in-law of Mikell Myers and Isaac Phillips GOLDSMITH.

OPPENHEIM, Samuel Hertz (1828?1910): 17/BPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1828. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 20 Feb 1862, age 35. Discharged, 30 Jun 1862. Post-war, moved to New York, NY. d. 9 Apr 1910. m. Hannah GOLDSMITH, 31 Dec 1862. Brother of Edwin Hertz, Herman Detmold Hertz, and Julius Hertz OPPENHEIM. Brother-in-law of Mikell Myers and Isaac Phillips GOLDSMITH.

ORR, David D.: HCC, 5/KPVT, York Dist. b. Sep 1827, Union Dist., SC. Enlisted at Unionville, SC, 7 Nov 1862, age 37. Paroled at Greensboro, NC, [1] May 1865. Post-war, farmer in Union Co., SC. Living in Spartanburg, SC, in 1900. d. bef. 1910. m1. Aurelia WHITE, abt. 1858; m2. Mary E. BROWN, 30 Oct 1867.

(ORVIN, John Riley (18291864): SJMR, 5/EPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 23 Mar 1829, St. John's Berkeley Parish, Charleston Dist., SC. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 13 Jan 1862, age 32. Trans. to Co. N, 20th SC Infantry, 1 Aug 1863. d. 15 Mar 1864, and buried at Rehobeth UMC, near Moncks Corner, SC. m. Selene Louise HUFFMAN. Brother of Noel Wesley ORVIN.

ORVIN, Noel Wesley (18321872): SJMR, 5/E, DBN/BPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 24 Feb 1832, St. John's Berkeley Parish, Charleston Dist., SC. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 25 Jan 1862, age 29. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Oct 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Charleston Co., SC. d. 19 Mar 1872. m. Mary Margaret HUFFMAN. Brother of John Riley ORVIN.

(OSTEEN, Caleb C. (18311862): 14/APVT, Sumter Dist. b. 22 Mar 1831, Sumter Dist., SC. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 31. DOD at Charleston, SC (or Sumter Dist., SC), 1 Mar 1862. m. Mary A. BROADWAY, 25 Nov 1854. Brother of Joseph A. and William David OSTEEN.

OSTEEN, Joseph A.: 14/ACPL, 5/HPVT, Sumter Dist. b. 1832, Sumter Dist., SC. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 30. Appt. CPL, 30 Jun 1862. Reduced to PVT at own request, 31 Aug 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 2 Nov 1864. Post-war, storekeeper in Sumter, SC. Living in 1891. m. Mary R. PACK, 10 Feb 1876. Brother of Caleb C. and William David OSTEEN.

(OSTEEN, William David (18381913): 14/A, 5/H, DBN/BPVT, Sumter Dist. b. 23 Feb 1838, Sumter Dist, SC. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 23. WIA (hip, slightly) at Price's Farm, VA, 28 May 1864. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Oct 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Dec 1864. Post-war. blacksmith in Sumter Co., SC. d. 10 Aug 1913, and buried at Bethel Baptist Church, Sumter Co., SC. m. Sarah Beatrice LACKEY, 1864. Brother of Caleb C. and Joseph A. OSTEEN.

OTTOLENGUI (OTTOLINGUI), Jacob (18191900): 1MM/JSGT, Charleston Dist. b. 27 Jul 1819, Charleston, SC. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 6 Nov 1861, age 42, and served to Dec 1861. Post-war, merchant in Charleston, SC. d. 5 Feb 1900.

OWENS, David B.: 17/B, 5/GPVT, Charleston Dist. b. May 1834. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 20 Mar 1862, age 24. Detailed as bugler. Last reported as detached to horse infirmary at Lancaster, SC, 15 Jul 1864. Farming in Berkeley Co., SC, in 1900. Widowed and living with his son in Orangeburg Co., SC, in 1910. Buried at Friendship Methodist Church, Cross, SC.

((OWENS, Dempsey: SJMR, 5/EPVT, Orangeburg Dist. Enlisted at Mount Pleasant, SC, 1 Dec 1862. Capt. near Petersburg, VA, 29 Jul 1864, and sent to Elmira, NY. DOD (chronic diarrhea), 12 Sep 1864, and buried in Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, NY.

(OWENS, James: SJMR, 5/EPVT, [Charleston Dist.]. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 17 Mar 1862. d. 9 Sep 1863.

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