Orindatus S. B. Wall
Captain, United States Army
Colored Infantry Volunteers
His wife, Amanda Ann Thomas Wall (1837-1902) is buried with him.
Oberlin could boast of twelve outstanding black political and social leaders. Besides John Mercer Langston, the town's leading lawyer, they were the brothers Henry and Wilson Evans, cabinet makers and upholsterers; John H. Scott, saddler and prize winning harnessmaker; John E. and Henry T. Patterson, both master masons; John Campton, master carpenter; Solomon Grimes, blacksmith; David L. Watson and O.S.B. Wall, bootmakers (Wall would be appointed the Union's first regularly commissioned black captain during the Civil War); John Watson, grocer and confectioner and future member of the school board; and Sabram Cox, prosperous farmer and future member of the Oberlin city council.
WALL, AMANDA W/O O S B
DATE OF DEATH: 11/13/1902
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT: SECTION 1 SITE 124-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
C/O DIRECTOR ARLINGTON, VA 22111-0000
UNKNOWN RELATIONSHIP TO VETERAN
CAPT 104 USCT
Photos By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003