Colonel Charles H. Olmstead (CSA)

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Charles Hart Olmstead

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
Death: Died
Place of Burial: beside his wife in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Jonathan Olmstead and Eliza Hart
Husband of Florence Lucinda Olmstead
Father of Florence Neily Olmstead; Sarah Morris Olmstead; Charles Williams Olmstead; Susan Jones Olmstead and John Hopkins Olmstead

Occupation: Confederate Army
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About Colonel Charles H. Olmstead (CSA)

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=60643998

Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War as Colonel in Charleston, S.C., and the Port Royal Expeditionary Force, and the Fort Pulaski Investment Troop, 1st Regiment. He surrendered Fort Pulaski to the Union on April 11, 1862. He was released due to a prisoner exchange.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Fort_Pulaski

He commanded Smith's Brigade (attached to Forrest's command at Murfreesboro) at the Battle of Nashville.

Published an address to the Georgia Historical Society on March 3, 1879 entitled "Reminiscences of Service with the 1st Vol. Regt. of Georgia in Charleston Harbor, in 1863."

Elder in the Presbyterian Church.

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Colonel Charles H. Olmstead (CSA)'s Timeline

1837
April 2, 1837
Savannah, Georgia, United States
1859
January 20, 1859
Age 21
1864
July 2, 1864
Age 27
1866
November 20, 1866
Age 29
1869
November 10, 1869
Age 32
1872
October 5, 1872
Age 35
1926
August 7, 1926
Age 89
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