2609. Pvt Orin George ACKLEY was born on 10 February 1836 in New York, United States.5,582,586,892,1267,1877,2205 SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR has date as 20 Jan 1836 In 1860 he was a Teamster in Marion, Linn , Iowa.892 He was living between 1860 and 1862 in Marion, Linn , Iowa.581,892,1909 living with mother in 1860 On 9 August 1862Orin Enlisted in IA581,586,1909 age at enlistment 24
SERVICE.-Hovey's Expedition from Helena, Ark., to Coldwater, Miss., November 27-December 5, 1862. Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 22, 1862, to January 2, 1863. Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28, 1862. Chickasaw Bluffs December 29. Expedition to Arkansas Post January 3-10, 1863. Assault on and capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, January 10-11. Moved to Young's Point, La., January 17-23, and duty there till April. Expedition to Greenville, Black Bayou and Deer Creek April 2-14. Deer Creek April 7. Black Bayou April 10. Demonstration on Haines and Snyder's Bluff April 28-May 2. Moved to join army in rear of Vicksburg, Miss., via Richmond and Grand Gulf May 2-14. Fourteen-Mile Creek May 12-13. Jackson, Miss., May 14. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10- 17. Briar Creek, near Canton, July 17. At Big Black till September 22. Moved to Memphis, thence march to Chattanooga, Tenn., September 23-November 21. Operations on the Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Alabama October 20-29. Cherokee Station October 21 and 29. Cane Creek October 26. Tuscumbia October 26-27. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-27; Lookout Mountain November 23-24; Mission Ridge November 25; Ringgold Gap , Taylor's Ridge, November 27. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Garrison duty in Alabama till April, 1864. Atlanta Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstration on Resaca May 8-13. Snake Creek Gap May 10-12. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Operations on the line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas , New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Bushy Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Ezra Chapel, Hood's second sortie, July 28. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 1-26. Ships Gap October 16. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Griswoldsville November 23. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Reconnoissance to Salkehatchie River January 25. Salkehatchie Swamps, S. C., February 3-5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 12-13. Columbia February 15-17. Lynch's Creek February 25-26. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 20-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out June 27, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 27 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 272 Enlisted men by disease. Total 303.
Pvt Orin George ACKLEY and Wilmina HENCER were married on 7 October 1860 in Linn , Iowa.5,89,582,879 LDS has her last name as Hancer Wilmina HENCER was born on 6 April 1837 in Germany.582,879,1877 She appeared in the census in 1870 in IA. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Kansas. Wilmina appeared in the census in 1900 in Oregon. She received a military pension on 11 July 1904 in Oregon581,1909 based on husbands Civil War service She has Death Cert # 14471879 Wilmina died on 20 December 1905 at the age of 68 in Linn , Oregon.1879 She was buried in Riverside Cemetery, , Albany, Linn, Oregon.2205
Pvt Orin George ACKLEY-3199 and Wilmina HENCER-3200 had the following children: