OHIO GENEALOGY EXPRESS

 


ROSTER
OF THE
96TH REGIMENT OHIO VOL. INFANTRY.
1862 TO 1865

Compiled by
Robt. F. Bartlett
PERMANENT SECRETARY OF THE REUNION ASSOCIATION OF THE REGIMENT,
BY DIRECTION OF THE ASSOCIATION
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SOUVENIR EDITION
C
OLUMBUS, O.
PRESS OF HANN & ADAMS
1895

PLEASE NOTE:  To get records on here quicker, I am leaving some of the details off.  I will put details on here upon request..... Sharon Wick

 
COMPANY B.
Recruited in Knox County, Ohio.
pg. 25
 
  Captain Joseph Leonard Commission Dated July 21, 1862;
promoted to Major July 13, 1864, which see.
  First Lieutenant Henry P. Bennett. Date of commission Aug. 12, 1862;
promoted to Captain Company A, Mar. 3, 1863, which see.
  First Lieutenant George McClurg Age 37; enlisted Aug. 9, 1862;
appointed Sergeant from Corporal May 1, 1863;
promoted to second Lieutenant to date Mar. 3, 1863; to First Lieutenant May 25, 1864; transferred to Company C Battalion  Nov. 18, 1864;
mustered out with Company C, July 7, 1865. 
Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross Roads, Cane River (home on furlough June 15, to Aug. 31, 1864), Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Greersville, Knox county, Ohio.
  First Lieutenant Charles O. Oldfield, Age 28; enlisted July 26, 1862,
in Company; appointed Sergeant and promoted to Second Lieutenant Jan. 26, 1863, and to First Lieutenant Company B, July 13, 1864;
mustered out with Company B, July 7, 1865.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Siege of Vicksburg, Jackson, Sabine Cross Roads, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Canton, Ohio.
  Second Lieutenant William S. Wing Date of commission July 24, 1862;
promoted to First Lieutenant Mar. 1, 1863, but not mustered;
resigned Mar. 1, 1863.  Gambier, Ohio.
  Second Lieutenant Jacob W. Dalrymple Age 21; enlisted Aug. 5, 1862,
in Company C; appointed Corporal and promoted to Sergeant Mar. 27, 1863, and First Sergeant Apr. 30, 1864, and Second Lieutenant of Company B, Nov. 18, 1864; mustered out with Company B, July 7, 1865, at Mobile.
Battles:  Siege of Vicksburg, Jackson, Sabine Cross Roads, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Montrose, Colorado.
  First Sergeant Phineas A. Fawcett Age 28; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.
Died Feb. 23, 1863, at Young's Point, Louisiana, and buried at Vicksburg.
  First Sergeant William R. Fobes Age 22; enlisted Aug. 12, 1862;
promoted from private Apr. 1, 1863. 
Battles: Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, where wounded in the hand, and after that carried the banner through the battle; Sabine Cross Roads, Cane River, Fort Gaines and Fort Morgan.  Sick at Nicholasville, Kentucky, from Nov. 11, 1862, until Feb. 7, 1863, when returned to Regiment;
mustered out by consolidation of Regiment Nov. 24, 1864.  Gambler, Ohio.
NOTE:  Per Rick France, William R. Fobes is buried at Oak Grove Cem., Gambier, Knox Co., Ohio and can be found at Find-A-Grave online.
Another source lists it this way:
Enlisted as a Private on 12 Aug. 1862 at the age of 22; Enrolled in Company B, 96th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 19 Aug. 1862;
Absent sick on 11 Nov. 1862 at Nicholasville, KY; Returned on 07 Feb. 1863;
Promoted to Full Sargeant 1st Class on 01 Apr. 1863;
Wounded on 03 Nov. 1863 at Grand Coteau, LA (Wounded in hand); Mustered out Company B, 96th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 24 Nov. 1864 in White River, AR [Source: Ohio.  The General Assembly; The Roster Commission. 
Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio. 11 vols. Cincinnati: Wilstach, Baldwin, 1886] 
Battles during the time of his enlistment included: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross Roads, Cane River, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan.
  Sergeant Murray J. Bennett Age 26; enlisted August 15, 1862.
Left sick in hospital at New Albany, Ind.;
discharged at Columbus, Ohio, Apr. 1, 1863.
Also served in Company B, 4th Regiment O. V. I., from Apr. 20, 1861, until Aug. 21, 1861.
Died Jan. 30, 1888.  Mrs. Mary E. Bennett, widow, Columbus, Ohio.
  Sergeant Henry L. Badger Age 21; enlisted July 25, 1962.
Battles: Chicasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.  Sent from Young's Point, La., sick to hospital Louisville, Ky., Jan. 23, 1863, and
discharged Feb. 26, 1863, on Surgeon's certificate of disability.  Portsmouth, O.
  Sergeant Geo. W. Lore Age 23; enlisted Aug. 12, 1862.
Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, Forts Gaines, Morgan, Spanish and Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Taken prisoner at Grand Coteau and exchanged May 9, 1864; transferred to Company C, Nov. 18, 1864.
Mustered out with Company C, July 7, 1865.
Died Dec. 23, 1877, at Kilbuck, Ohio.
Mrs. Sada V. Lore, widow, Cameron, Mo.
  Sergeant Wm. H. Mast Age 21; enlisted Aug. 12, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.  Sent to Hospital Feb. 23, 1863, and
discharged at Memphis, Tenn., Apr. 3, 1863.
Dead; date unknown.
  Sergeant Joseph T. Jacobs Age 22; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862;
appointed First Corporal Aug. 11, 1862, and promoted to Sergeant Apr. 4, 1863.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, where taken prisoner and exchanged Dec. 25, 1863; Sabine Cross Roads.
Discharged to date Sept. 21, 1864, to accept promotion to First Lieutenant Company A, and Jan. 1, 1865, promoted to Adjutant 178th Regiment O. V. I., from which he
mustered out with the Regiment June 29, 1865.
Battles: Siege of Murfreesboro, Wise' Fork, Surrender of General Joe Johnston's army, at Charlotte, N. C.  Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Sergeant Wm. H. Scarbrough Age 20; enlisted Aug. 12, 1862;
promoted from private to Corporal Apr. 11, 1863, and to Sergeant Dec. 22, 1863.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Grand Coteau, where wounded; Sabine Cross Roads, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Transferred to Company C Battalion Nov. 18, 1864, and
mustered out with Company C, July 7, 1865.  Mt. Vernon, Ohio.
  Sergeant Jacob Young Age 26; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862;
promoted from private to Corporal Mar. 1, 1863, and to Sergeant May 15, 1863.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson and Grand Coteau, and killed at latter battle Nov. 3, 1863.
Buried at Chalmette, La., and reinterred at Fredericktown, Ohio.
  Sergeant John T. Truesdell Age 21; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862;
promoted from private to Corporal Aug. 11, 1862, and to Sergeant May 1, 1863.
Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson, Sabine Cross Roads, Cane River, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Transferred to Company C Nov. 18, 1864, and
mustered out with Company C July 7, 1865;
also served in Company G, 20th Regiment O. V. I., from Apr. 23, to Aug. 28, 1861.  Fredericktown, Ohio.
  Corporal David Bonar Age 25; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862.
Battle: Chickasaw. 
Died at Arkansas Post, Jan. 14, 1863.
  Corporal Henry B. Snediker Age 18; enlisted Aug. 12, 1862.
Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post.
Died Mar. 3, 1863, at Young's Point, Louisiana.
  Corporal Daniel G. Anderson Age 22; enlisted July 25, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post.
Sent from Young's Point, sick, to Louisvile, Kentucky, Jan. 22, 1863; transferred to Company K, 12th Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps, May 1, 1864, from which mustered out at Washington, D. C., July 28, 1865. by order of War Department.
Died in 1882.
  Corporal John A. Peoples. Age 23; enlisted Aug. 12, 1862.
Battle:  Chickasaw Bayou.  Sent from Young's Point to St. Louis, sic, Jan. 22, 1863,and
died Feb. 3, 1863.
Buried at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri.
  Corporal Wm. E. Burke Age 18; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862.
Battle:  Chickasaw Bayou.
Discharged Apr. 4, 1863, at St. Louis, Missouri, on Surgeon's certificate of disability.  Washington, D. C.
  Corporal Daniel Keefer Age 22; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862;
promoted from private to Corporal Mar. 1, 1863.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross Roads, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Transferred to Company C Nov. 18, 1864, on consolidation, and
mustered out with Company C as private, July 7, 1865.  Mt. Vernon.
  Corporal Frederick S. Burrows (See Sergeant Major)
  Corporal Orrin L. Walter Age 22; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862;
promoted from private to Corporal Jan. 1, 1864.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, and Sabine Cross Roads; and killed at latter battle Apr. 8, 1864.
  Corporal Geo. W. Tish Age 19; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862;
promoted from private to Corporal Mar. 1, 1863. 
Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson, New River (where wounded), Grand Coteau (where taken prisoner and exchanged May 9, 1864), where taken prisoner and exchanged May 9, 1864), Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Transferred to Company C Nov. 18, 1864, and
mustered out with Company C July 7, 1865.  St. Elmo, Illinois.
  Corporal Thomas J. Ball Age 22; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862;
left sick at New Albany, Indiana, Nov. 18, 1862, to Feb. 9, 1863.
Battles:  Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, where taken prisoner and exchanged Dec. 26, 1863; Sabine Cross Roads, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Promoted from private to Corporal October, 1, 1864; transferred to Company C July 7, 1865.  Chicago, Illionis.
  Wilson S. McGinley, Musician (See Principal Musician)
  Columbus D. Popham, Musician Age 20; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.
Left sick at Milliken's Bend, Louisiana, Apr. 14, 1863;
mustered out June 14, 1865, at Cairo, Illinois, by order of War Department.  Parnell, Kansas.
  William H. Wright, Wagoner Age. 20; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862; on duty with Company the entire service and present at all the battles; transferred to Company C Nov. 18, 1864, and mustered out with Company July 7, 1865.  Bangs, Ohio.

 PRIVATES.
 

  Ball, John N. Age 18; enlisted Aug. 13, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.
Died at Young's Point, Louisiana, Feb. 19, 1863;
buried at Vicksburg in section C, grave 155.
  Barker, Patterson Age 19; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post and Vicksburg.
Sent to the hospital at Memphis, Tennessee, July 12, 1863, and died there July 31, 1863;
buried in section 1, grave 7-, Memphis, Tennessee.
  Barker, Ziba B. Age 28; enlited Aug. 11, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.
Left sick at Milliken's Bend, Louisiana, Apr. 14, 1863, and
discharged at Columbus, Aug. 25, 1863, on Surgeon's certificate of disability.  Galion, Ohio.
  Barnes, Wilbert E. Age 25; enlisted Aug. 9, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Transferred to Company C Nov. 18, 1864, and
Mustered out with Company July 7, 1865.  Killbuck, Ohio.
  Barnes, Wilson. Age 19; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post and Vicksburg.
Sent to hospital at Memphis Aug. 20, 1863, and transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps.;
mustered out May 17, 1865, at Cincinnati, Ohio, by order of War Department.  Mt. Vernon, Ohio.
  Beck, Jonas. Age 24; enlisted Aug. 12, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post.
No further record found.
  Beers, Theodore L. Age 19; enlisted Aug. 13, 1862.
Left sick at Covington, Kentucky, Oct. 8, 1862, and
discharged Dec. 24, 1862, at Cincinnati, Ohio.  Mt. Pleasant, Iowa
  Bennett, James Age 23; enlisted Aug. 6, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.
Died on hospital boat, D. A., January, at Nashville, Tennessee, Mar. 8, 1863, and
buried same place.
pg. 31 Black, Lyman W.  
  Black, Thornton F.  
  Calhoun, Andrew  
  Carpenter, Evan.  
  Craen, John H.  
  Colwell, William H.  
  Craig, Nathan  
  Craft, Frank  
pg. 32. Davis, Norman  
  Dickerson, Alfred J.  
  Dowds, Wm. B.  
  Durbin, Benjamin  
  Dush, Calvin  
  Edgar, Jesse K.  
  Eggleston, Hiram  
  Farquhar, Valentine  
pg. 33. Feaster, Jacob  
  Greenlee, Barnet B.  
  Harden, Job  
  Harden, John  
  Harden, Solomon Age 24; enlisted Aug. 12, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.
Died Jan. 29, 1863, on hospital boat "J. C. Swon."
  Hardinger, George Age 32; enlisted Aug. 12, 1862.
Battle:  Chickasaw Bayou.
Died Jan. 24, 1863, on steamer "Fanny Bullit."
  Henry, Daniel.  
pg. 34. Hess, John H.  
  Hess, Samuel A.  
  Hibbitts, Thomas. Age 31; enlisted Aug. 9, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.
Died at Young's Point Feb. 15, 1863, and
buried at Vicksburg.
  Hill, Franklin, Age 19; enlisted Feb. 2, 1864;
died June 13, 1864, at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and
buried same place.
  Hobbs, Samuel M.  
  Huveler, George W.  
  Ireland, David D.  
  Kring, William  
pg. 35. Lefever, William P.  
  Lafferee, William McH.  
  Lemmar, George.  
  Milford, Lewis.  
  Link, William.  
  Myers, James. Age 19; enlisted Aug. 7, 1862.
Battles: Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.
Died at Young's Point, Louisiana, Feb. 21,  1863, and
buried at Vicksburg, Mississippi.
  Minard, Nathan W. Age 28; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862.
Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Vicksburg, Grand Coteau (where taken prisoner and exchanged May 9, 1864), Fort Gaines and Fort Morgan (transferred to Company E Nov. 18, 1864), Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.
Mustered out with Company E July 7, 1865.  Richland, Kansas.
pg. 36. Morrison, Samuel  
  Oxley, Jeremiah.  
  Parker, Thomas  
  Penrose, Morris.  
  Phillips, Ira M.  
  Rhodes, Benjamin  
  Redding, Marquis D'L. Age 24; enlisted Aug. 13, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross Roads, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.
Tranferred to Company C Nov. 18, 1864;
Mustered out with Company and Regiment, July 7, 1865.  Kansas City, Missouri.
pg. 37. Reynolds, John P.  
  Rice, John Age 25; enlsited Aug. 12, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw BAyou and Arkansas Post.
Died Mar. 8, 1863, on hospital boat D. A. January, and
buried at Vicksburg in section C, grave 146.
  Robinson, Squire. Age 18; enlisted Aug. 9, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.
Died Jan. 23, 1863, on hospital boat J. C. Swon, and
buried at Vicksburg.
  Rowley, John R.  
  Severns, Henry H.  
  Severns, Loring L.  
pg. 38. Shirr, Benjamin.  
  Slayman, John.  
  Smith, John G. Age. 21, ; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862.
Left sick at Nicholasville, Kentucky, Nov. 11, 1862;
died Nov. 13, 1862 at same place.
Buried at Camp Nelson, Kentucky.
  Stilley, Robert S.  
  Stokes, Samuel  
  Thayer, Alfred A.  
pg. 39. Thayer, Isaiah J.  
  Tress, Charles Age 28; enlisted July 25, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.
Died Jan. 28, 1863, on hospital steamboat J. C. Swon.
  Tressel, John C.  
  Walker, John W.  
  Weirick, George  
  Walters, George A.  
  Walters, John W.  
pg. 40. Wheatcraft, Cyrenus. Age 19; enlisted Aug. 9, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post
Died Jan. 28, 1863, on hospital steamer J. C. Swon;
grave unknown.
  Workman, Zachariah  
  Wright, David. Age 36; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.
Died Jan. 24, 1863, on board steamer Louisiana;
grae unknown.
  Wright, William A. Age; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.
Died Mar. 10, 1863, on hospital boat D. A. January;
grave unknown.

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