Colby, Oren G

Colby, Oren G

 

Biography

Oren G. Colby was a member of Company D, 12th Regiment New Hampshire V. during the Civil War. After the battle of Gettysburg, Colby's regiment was detached with the 2nd and 5th New Hampshire from the Army of the Potomac to guard the huge number of Confederate prisoners captured during the campaign who were imprisoned at Point Lookout Prison, Maryland.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Oren Colby letters

MS-967
 Collection
Identifier: MS-967
Date(s): 1863 to 1864
Abstract

Oren G. Colby, member of Company D, 12th Regiment New Hampshire V. Consist of letters to his family written while stationed at Point Lookout, Maryland during the Civil War.