Thank you David!We have claimed this soldier on my husband's side of the family.As you stated in a private email to me, the correct date of the Mil Images magazine is 2007, not 2006. Vol. XXVIII, No. 5, Mar-Apr 2007 for any other researches looking into this.
Octavius is the son of William Tillies Gaddy and Bertha Prather.He was married to Lucy Jane Fairchild and lived in Marion County, Illinois.