Marcus Oliveri

Marcus Oliveri

Civil War (Confederate) · Militia
Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Branch

Confederate Army

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Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Unit

Seventh Infantry (N-Sp)

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State

Florida

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Service End Date

30 Oct 1862

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Rank

Private

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Service Start Date

25 Apr 1862

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Served For

United States of America

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Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Branch

Militia

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Service End Date

25 Apr 1862

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Rank

Seaman

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Service Start Date

1 Dec 1861

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about Marcus Oliveri

Biographical Sketch

    Private Marcus Olivieri was born at Genoa, Ligura, Italy on November 25th, 1835.

    In 1860, he was living at Key West, Florida and employed as an assistant at the Marine Hospital.

    After being denied a pass to leave Key West in 1861, he slipped away with Alfred Lowe, William Sawyer, and Robert Watson by stowing away on an English vessel.

    He was mustered into service on December 1st, 1861 as seaman with Captain Henry Mulrenan’s Florida Volunteer Coast Guards; on January 9th, 1862  he was assigned to the crew of the Mollie Post.

    He remained in this unit mustered into Confederate service on April 25th, 1862 when he was enlisted as a Private in Captain Smith’s Company (Key West Avengers), 7th Regiment Florida Infantry by Major R. B. Thomas at Tampa, Florida for a period of 3 years or the war.

    He was discharged October 30th, 1862 at Knoxville, Tennessee under Surgeon’s Certificate.  At the time of his discharge, his physical description is given as 5’ 11” tall, dark complexion, dark eyes and black hair.  Occupation given as “merchant”.

    He is reported to have been engaged in blockade running after his return to Key West.

    He died at Key West, Monroe County, Florida on October 5th, 1887.

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