Pvt. Oliver H. Arnold

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Oliver H. P. Arnold, - Pvt. 5/1/1862. Transferred to Co. D, 5/1/1862. Retransferred to Co. E, June 1, 1862. Discharged, furnished substitute, prior to 10/31/1862.

Brother of Moses H. Arnold of same company.

Oglethorpe Echo Newspaper
Sept 27th, 1907

On Friday of last week at about the hour of noon, death came to the relief of Hon. Oliver H. Arnold Sr. Seventy two years ago he was born in Wilkes County. Up until a few years ago when he was thrown from a buggy and sustained such severe injuries, he was most diligent in pursuit of every duty. Mr. Arnold was well known all over this entire section and was beloved by all who knew him. As a soldier he was valiant and brave and gave to the cause of the Confederacy years of service.

For several years he was the senior member of the banking firm Arnold & Stewart and in 1856 he was chosen Vice President of the Bank of Lexington. He represented Oglethorpe in the state legislature for several terms and also held the position of county commissioner of this county for many years. His membership was with the Baptist Church. His wife and five children survive him; Hon. N. D. Arnold of this county, Mr. O. H. Arnold of Athens, Mrs. L. F. Edwards of Athens, Dr. R. J. Arnold of Godfrey. Sunday morning at the Baptist Church in this city occurred the funeral services preached by Rev. P. W. Davis. The pall bearers were, Messr. W. M. Howard, A. A. Rayle, J. J. Smith, T. W. Crawford, C. M. Hunter, J. F. M. Alexander, T. G. Lester and James Gregory. The physical remains were lay to rest in Clark Cemetery.

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