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  • CDV Captain F. Ogilby 15 US Infantry


    CDV Captain F. Ogilby 15 US Infantry

    Nice CDV of an armed officer with dress hat and epaulettes.  Captain Frederick Darley Ogilby of the 15th US Infantry. Commissioned a 1st lieutenant in the 15th beginning in mid May, 1861. He would receive brevets to captain and major in December, 1862 for "gallant and meritorious service" as a result of his actions during the Battle of Murfreesboro. Ogilby would serve as an adjutant starting in June, 1863 and then receive a promotion to captain that following June. He would fight in every major engagement fought in the west and would go on to have a lengthy post war military career in Arizona. He would later die of pneumonia while on active duty at Camp Apache in 1877.

    Back marked out of Cincinnati.