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Chase, Oren G.
OREN G. CHASE. Born in Plymouth, N. H., but a resident of St. Johnsbury when he enlisted, at twenty years of age. Enlisted in Company A, 11th Regiment, July 24, 1862. Mustered into United States service Sept. 1, 1862, as 2nd Sergeant. Promoted 1st Sergeant May 20, 1863 ; promoted 2nd Lieutenant June 30, 1864; promoted 1st Lieutenant May 23, 1865. Taken prisoner on Weldon Railroad, June 23, 1864, and confined for five months, at Libby, Millen and Andersonville prisons. Released November 26, 1864. Lieutenant Chase was in the battles at Spottsylvania, from May 15 to 21st, 1864, North Anna, Pamunkey River, Hanover Court House, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg from June 17 to June 23, 1864. Mustered out of service August 25, 1865. United States bounty, $100 ; from E. & T. Fairbanks & Co., $25.