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Salisbury, NC

PVT Oscar E. Lape enlisted at Rochester, NY as a Private on Feb. 23, 1864, Company G, 1st battery, 12th US Regulars, Civil War.  From Arcadia, including Newark, NY.  Captured at Weldon Railroad near Petersburg, VA on August 21, 1864, confined at Richmond on August 22, 1864 and sent to Salisbury Prison on October 9, 1864.  Died in Salisbury Confederate Prison, on October 31, 1864 or on  January 17, 1865, of "starvation, exposure and prison life, fare and treatment, and the results thereof."

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