Brinegar, Owen

Photo:  Owen Brinegar in the early 1900s
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Owen Brinegar seated in center with family
Battle flag of the 10th WV Infantry
Battle flag of the 10th WV Infantry
Age at Enlistment:  18
Length of Service: 1862-1865

Rank:  Pvt

State:  West Virginia

Unit(s):  10th WV Infantry Regiment

Service Record:   At age 18, enlisted 16 Jun 1862 at Buchanan, VA (WV) into Co. E; discharged 27 Jun 1865 outside Richmond, VA; miraculously there is nothing in his service record that states he was wounded or sick, but listed as present for 3 years.

Survived War: Yes

Soldier Info:  Born at Ashe Co., NC in 1844; Died  Died at Washington, PA in 1923.

Cemetery / Burial:  Wilson Cemetery, Wilson (Table Rock), Garrett Co., MDowen brinegarRelationship to author:  2nd cousin 5x