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Henry Osteyee

Male 1836 - 1864  (27 years)


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  • Name Henry Osteyee  [1
    Born 23 Jul 1836  Jerico, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 829 
    Died 5 May 1864  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 5 May 1864  In the field of the Battle of the Wilderness in Petersburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Notes from Donna Charboneau: "from Civil War records, Warren Co, NY - Henry was a farmer in Hague, NY. He enlisted as a private in the Union Army, Company B, 62nd Infantry Regiment New York in Crown Point, NY on May 1, 1861 for a 3 yr enlistment. He "took part in the Battles of Fredericksburg, Chantilly, and Gettysburg. re-enlisted Jan(?) 1st, 1864 and died in the Battle of the Wilderness, May 5, 1864. buried on the field." Hague town vital records indicate the burying place as in Spotsylvania, and that he was survived by a widow and children."

      Notes from the “Newspaper of the Anderson Battalion” (Volume 2, Number 5, 1 June 2007): Henry Osteyee was a member of the Anderson Zouaves, a New York volunteer regiment raised by Colonel John Lafayette Riker, which fought for the Union cause during the American Civil War. Found in the article is the following listing: “Williamsburg May 5, 1862 ... Wounded ... Pvt. Henry Osteyee (AKA Oystee, Oytseyu) Enlisted by Capt. William N. Hathaway (Co. ‘C’) in Co. ‘B’, May 1, 1861 at Brooklyn, NY at the age of 25 as a private. Listed as wounded New York Times, May 29, 1862.” [3, 4]
    Person ID I829  Our Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2013 

    Father Francois Xavier/Last name is Auste in 1850 /Osteyee census,   b. 8 Jun 1804, St. Mathias, Rouville, Québec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1897, Essex, Chittenden, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Marie Emilie Goguet,   b. 19 Sep 1801 
    Married 19 Apr 1825  St-Césaire, Rouville, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eunice Bevins,   b. 1846, Ticonderoga, Essex, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 17 Apr 1864  Hague, Warren, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Joel Eugene Osteyee,   b. Abt 1859
    Family ID F288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S41] EMAIL and Record Sharing with Jan Beaudry, Patricia Beaudry Palmer, and Marta Beaudry in March 2004.

    2. [S40] Ancestors of Adelaide (Delia) LeBonte, Donna Charboneau.

    3. [S35] EMAIL correspondance from Donna Charboneau dated April - May 2004, Donna Charboneau.

    4. [S74] The Losses Suffered by the Anderson Zouaves at Willamsburg.

    5. [S79] Francois Ostigui’s Family, Bruce De Larm.