OHIO GENEALOGY EXPRESS
A Part of Genealogy
Ashland County, Ohio
History & Genealogy
WAR OF 1861 - 1865
163RD OHIO REGIMENT
OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY
Source: History of Ashland Co., OH, Publ. 1880
(Transcribed by Sharon Wick)
This regiment was mustered into
the United States service at Camp Chase, Ohio, May 12, 1864, under
Colonel Hiram Miller, and on the thirteenth proceeded to Washington
city, D. C., under orders from General Heintzelman, commanding
the department of the Ohio. The regiment remained at Fort Reno,
when it was ordered to the front, and proceeded on transports to White
House, Virginia, and thence to Bermuda Hundred. It then reported
to General Butler at Point of rocks, and on the twelfth
and fourteenth of June was in the reconnoissance of the
Petersburgh & Richmond railroad. On the fifteenth two hundred and
fifty men were engaged in a heavy skirmish. On the sixteenth the
regiment proceeded to Wilson's Landing. It assisted in building
Fort Pocahontas. On the twenty-ninth the regiment was relieved
from further duty and returned to Columbus, Ohio, and was mustered out
September 10, 1864; Company I was from Ashland county.
Captain Joseph R. Remley.
First Lieutenant Corpus C. Funk.
Second Lieutenant Isaiah Mowry.
|First Sergeant Emanuel Kauffman.
Second Sergeant James R. Glenn.
Third Sergeant William P. Williams.
Fourth Sergeant Thomas Glenn.
Fifth Sergeant F. Wilson.
First Corporal Nicholas Glenn.
Second Corporal Alva Ingmand.
Third Corporal Henry F. Grindle
Fourth Corporal John B. Remley.
Fifth Corporal John Gardner
Sixth Corporal James H. Allison.
Seventh Corporal Jacob Fasig.
Eighth Corporal Hugh Hamilton.
Drummer Harrison McHose.
Fifer Charles T. Allaman.
John H. Blew,
Henry M. Buffenmire,
George W. Culbertson,
Roert M. Cross,
George B. Engle,
William R. Garst,
William M. Gill,
W. H. Huff,
Bradford D. Harris,
John D. Maurer,
James W. McCarthy,
Charles C. McBride,
James A. McGuire,
George W. Palmer,
John W. Snyder,
Enoch, G. Selby,
Henry C. Smalley,
Jhon W. Smalley,
Milton H. Selby,
Michael W. Stauffer,
The company was mustered into the one hundred days'
service, but served a few days over time. Samuel
Friedline was transferred. George B. Eagle died at
Wilson's Wharf, Virginia, June 8, 1864. Nicholas G. Glenn
died in hospital at Fortress Monroe, Virginia.
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