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 C.
Recruited in Morrow County, Ohio
pg. 40

  Captain Levi Reichelderfer. Age 34; Commission dated July 23, 1862.  Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.  Resigned Mar. 26, 1863, for disability; also served in Company E., 4th Regiment O. V. I., Mexican War, from  May 15, 1847, until July 20, 1848.  Lima, Ohio.
  Captain Jonas C. Cline. Promoted from First Lieutenant Company K, which see.
  Captain Thomas L. Evans, Age 24; promoted to Captain from First Lieutenant Company K, July 13, 1864.  Battles: Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Mustered out with Company, July 7, 1865.  Decatur, Illinois.
Pg. 41. First Lieut. Thomas E. Shunk, Age 25; commission dated Aug. 9, 1862.
Battle:  Chickasaw Bayou.
Died Mar. 27, 1863, at Milliken's Bend, Louisiana, and
buried at Cardington, Ohio.
Widow remarried, Mrs. W. H. Sanderson.
Son, Harry C. Shunk, actor, Cardington, Ohio
  First Lieut. John W. Godman Age 19; enlisted July 24, 1862;
appointed Sergeant and promoted to First Lieutenant, Mar. 27, 1863, vice Shunk, deceased.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau (where taken prisoner and exchanged Dec. 27, 1863; transferred to Company E Nov. 18, 1864), Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.
Mustered out with Company and Regiment July 7, 1865; also served in Company G, 20th O. V. I., as private first three months' service.
Died at Callao, Peru, South America, in 1867.
  First Lieutenant David A. Stark. Age 28;
promoted to First Lieutenant and Adjutant, which see.
  Second Lieut. Charles O. Oldfield. Age 28; promoted to First Lieut. Company B, which see.
  Second Lieut. Simon Geisseman Age 31; enlisted Aug. 9, 1862;
promoted from private Company E to Sergeant Mar. 1, 1863, and to First Sergeant May 1, 1864, and to Second Lieutenant Company C Nov. 18, 1864.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau (Feb. 24, 1864, sick in hospital; returned to Company Apr. 9, 1864), Cane River, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.
Mustered out with Company C and the Regiment July 7, 1865.  Sandusky, Ohio.
  First Sergt. Morris Burns Age 23; enlisted Aug. 8, 1862;
taken sick Jan. 3, 1863, and discharged on Surgeon's certificate of disability Mar. 11, 1863.  Nov. 9, 1863, re-entered service as Clerk of Subsistence Department, and continued with 1st 20th Army Corps on staffs of General J. S. Robinson and A. S. Williams; was in Atlanta Campaign and on Sherman's Mar. to the Sea, and thence to Raleigh, North Carolina, Richmond, Virginia, and Washington, D. C., and was in the Grand Review, May __, 1865, Galion, Ohio.
  First Sergt. George M. Scott Age 41; enlisted Aug. 7, 1862; promoted from Corporal to Sergeant and to Chaplain, which see.
  First. Sergt. Jacob W. Dalrymple. Promoted to Second Lieut., Company B, which see.
  Sergeant Hugh G. Rogers. Age 31; enlisted Aug. 8, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.
Jan. 13, 1863, sick and sent to hospital at St. Louis, Missouri;
discharged Feb. 10, 1863, on Surgeon's certificate of disability. 
Member 71st General Assembly of Ohio.  Chesterville, Ohio.
  Sergt. Eli B. Miner, Age 30; enlisted July 26, 1862.
Promoted from Corporal; Color Sergeant from August to Oct. 8, 1862.
Battle:  Chickasaw Bayou.  Jan. 8, 1863, sick and unable for duty; sent to hospital.
Discharged Nov. 24, 1863, at Columbus, Ohio, on Surgeon's certificate of disability.  Knoxville, Tennessee.
  Sergt. Harrison Doty Age 21; enlisted Aug. 2, 1862.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post (promoted from Corporal to Sergeant Mar. 1, 1863; on detail with Pioneer Corps), Port Gibson, Black River, Siege of Vicksburg, Grand Coteau, where captured, and exchanged Dec. 25, 1863; Sabine Cross Roads, Cane River, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, where he planted the flag of the Regiment; Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Transferred to Company B Nov. 18, 1864;
mustered out with Company and Regiment July 7, 1865; died at Ashley, Ohio, Feb. 10, 1881. 
Mrs. Mary E. Doty, widow, Ashley, Ohio.
  Sergt. Amos Fell Age 21; enlisted July 24, 1862; appointed Corporal and promoted to Sergeant Aug. 1, 1863, and Color Sergeant from Sept. __, 1863.
Battles:  Siege of Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross Roads, Cane River, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Transferred to Company B as Corporal Nov. 18, 1864;
mustered out with Company and Regiment July 7, 1865.  Vera Cruz, Indiana.
  Sergt. DeWitt C. Sanford Age 34; enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; Oct. 8, 1862, left sick in hospital near Covington, Kentucky;  returned to Company Feb. 7, 1863; appointed Corporal from private Mar. 15, 1863.
Battles:  Siege of Vicksburg (July 5, 1863, sick in hospital with bilious fever; Aug. 5, 1863, promoted to Sergeant), Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross Roads, Cane River, Fort Gaines and Fort Morgan. 
Mustered out Nov. 18, 1864, at mouth of White river, Arkansas, by reason of consolidation of Regiment.  Mt. Gilead, Ohio.
  Sergt. Jhn Kehrwecker Age 24; enlisted July 24, 1862; promoted from Corporal Sept. 20, 1862; Color Sergeant from Oct. 8, 1862, to July 8, 1863.
Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post and Siege of Vicksburg.
Died at Division hospital in rear of Vicksburg July 17, 1863, and
buried in section G, grave 942, Vicksburg, Mississippi.
  Sergt. George S. Singer. Age 24; enlisted July 25, 1862;
appointed Corporal and promoted to 5th Sergeant June 24, 1864.
Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Siege of Vicksburg, Jackson (July 27, 1863, taken sick and sent to Memphis to hospital and returned to Company Nov. 30, 1863), Sabine Cross Roads, where he was detailed to and carried the regimental colors, and on the retreat, after repeated demands by the pursuing rebels to give them up, and amid a fusilade of bullets, in which he was shot through his clothing, but uninjured, he safely brought off the colors; Cane River, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Transferred to Company B Nov. 18, 1864, as Corporal; discharged May 24, 1865, at Mobile, on Surgeon's certificate of disability.  Manufacturer, Cardington, Ohio.
  Corporal Robert P. Demuth Age 19; enlisted July 26, 1862; died Feb. 17, 1863, at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, and buried at Cardington, Ohio.
  Corporal Clifton M. Wood. Age 25; enlisted Aug. 7, 1862; transferred to 68th Company, 2d Battalion Veteran Reserve Corps., Dec. 10, 1863; died at Winfield, Kansas, July 6, 1890.  Malinda J. Wood, widow, Winfield, Kansas.
  Corporal Chester Thompson. age 18; enlisted Aug. 7, 1862;
appointed Corporal Mar. 15, 1863.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Siege of Vicksburt, Jackson (absent, sick), Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile, and Whistler; transferred to Company B, as private, Nov. 18, 1864. 
Mustered out July 7, 1865, with Company and Regiment, Grellton, Ohio.
  Corporal Gilbert Cronk. Age. 28; enlisted Aug. 7, 1862;
taken sick at Memphis; returned to Company Apr. 3, 1863; promoted from private to Corporal Oct. 13, 1863.
Battles: Siege of Vicksburg (July 5, 1863, sick in hospital; returned to Company Nov. 15, 1863), Sabine Cross Roads, where wounded, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler; transferred to Company B, Nov. 18, 1864, as private, and
mustered out June 8, 1865, at Greenville, Mississippi, by order of War Department.  Cambridge, Iowa.
  Wilbur F. Barr, First musician. Age 22; enlisted Aug. 7, 1862; left sick and discharged Jan. 10, 1863, at New Albany, Indiana, for disability.  Bloomfield, Ohio.
  John G. H. Metzner, Second Musician Age 28; enlisted Jul y28, 1862.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post (absent, sick from Jan. 17, 1863, to Nov. 9, 1863), Sabine Cross Roads, Cane River, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler; transferred to Company B Nov. 18, 1864.  Mustered out July 7, 1865, with Company and Regiment.  Cardington, Ohio.
  Jacob R. Lyon, Wagoner. Age 33; enlisted Aug. 8, 1862.  Battles: On Red River Expedition, Spanish Fort and Siege of Mobile; transferred to Company B Nov. 18, 1 864.  Mustered out with Company and Regiment July 7, 1865.  Climax, Ohio.

PRIVATES:

  Aldrich, Reuben. Age 29; enlisted July 29, 1862. 
Left sick at Covington, Kentucky, Oct. 8, 1862; transferred to 87th Company, 2d Battalion Veteran Reserve Corps, May 29, 1863, from which
mustered out Aug. 21, 1865, at Camp Dennison, Ohio, on Expiration of service.  Westfield, Ohio.
  Barber, David. Age 25; enlisted July 27, 1862. 
Battle: Chickasaw Bayou. 
Died Jan. 22, 1863, at Young's Point, Louisiana, and buried at Vicksburg.
  Barber, Thomas. Age 41; enlisted Aug. 8, 1862;
discharged Jan. 14, 1864, at New Orleans, for disability. 
Died at Marengo, Morrow county, Ohio, May 15, 1864, and there buried.
  Barge, Robert T. Age 25; enlisted Aug. 5, 1862. 
Battles: Siege of Vicksburg, where wounded; Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler; transferred to Company B Nov. 18, 1864. 
Mustered out with Company July 7, 1865.  707 S. Sixth street, Atchison, Kansas.
  Barnhard, George W. Age 18; enlisted Aug. 15, 1862. 
Battle: Arkansas Post. 
Died Feb. 3, 1863, at Young's Point, Louisiana, and buried at Vicksburg.
  Barnhard, William D. Age 21; enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; died Dec. 28, 1862, near Vicksburg.
  Barrett, Smith Age 20; enlisted Aug. 7, 1862;
discharged Dec. 19, 1862, at Camp Chase, Ohio, for disability.  Mt. Vernon, Ohio.
  Battey, Alfred J. Age 24; enlisted Aug. 9, 1862. 
Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Siege of Vicksburg, Jackson and Grand Coteau, where wounded by gunshot in right shoulder.  Transferred to 164th Company, Veteran Reserve Corps, Mar. 19, 1864, and promoted to Sergeant Jan. 15, 1865, and from which
mustered out July 17, 1865, at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, by order of War Department; also served from Apr. 23, 1861, until Aug. 28, 1861, and Company G, 20th O. V. I.  Cardington, Ohio.
  Battey, Peter Age 19; enlisted Aug. 9, 1862;
Nov. 13, 1862, left sick at Nicholasville, Kentucky; returned to Company March, 1865.  Battles:  Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Transferred To Company B Nov. 18, 1864, and
mustered out with Company July 7, 1865.  Little River, Kansas.
  Beach, Newton M. Age 27; enlisted Aug. 7, 1862. 
Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post and Vicksburg.  Sick and sent to Hospital, and transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps December, 1864, and guarded rebel prisoners at Chicago until July, 1865, and then discharged.  La Grande, Oregon.
  Bennett, John F Age 21; enlisted Aug. 8, 1862;
discharged Jan. 15, 1863, at Memphis, Tennessee, for disability;
died at home Jan. 30, 1863, and
buried at Bethel, near Cardington, Ohio.
  Booher, Spencer Age 24; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862. 
Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Siege of Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross Roads, Cane River, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Transferred to Company B. Nov. 18, 1864;
mustered out July 7, 1865, with Company and Regiment;
died in Missouri, Aug. 24, 1873.
  Brenizer, Cicero H. Age 20; enlisted July 28, 1862; discharged Oct. 10, 1862, at Camp Chase, Ohio, for disability; also served as Sergeant in Company A, 174th Regiment, O. V. I. Prospect, Ohio.
  Brokaw, Joshua. Age 24; enlisted Aug. 7, 1862;
died at Bowling Green, Kentucky, Jan. 20, 1863;
buried at Nashville, Tennessee.
  Brown, Hampton. Aug. 18; enlisted Aug. 8, 1862;
died Jan. 1, 1863, on Yazoo river, Mississippi.
  Bunker, Henry S. Promoted to Commissary Sergeant, which see.
  Burdine, John F. Age 30; enlisted Aug. 8, 1862. 
Battles: Arkansas Post.  Siegeof Vicksburg, Sabine Cross Roads (where taken prisoner and exchanged Oct. 23, 1864), Spanish Fort, Mobile, Fort Blakely and Whistler.  Transferred to Company B Nov. 18, 1864.  Mustered out with the Company and Regiment July 7, 1865.  Keswick, Iowa.
  Carhart, Elliott. Age 34; enlisted Aug. 9, 1862.  Absent from the Company; returned under President Lincoln's Proclamation, and mustered out May 12, 1865, at Columbus, Ohio, by order of the War Department.
  Caris, Albert G. Age 19; enlisted Aug. 15, 1862.  Died near Cairo, Illinois, Dec. 11, 1862, and buried at Mound City, Illinois.
  Clark, James W. Age 21; enlisted Aug. 19, 1862.  Battle; Chickasaw Bayou.  Discharged Mar. 11, 1863, at Young's Point, for disability.  Dead.  Date and place unknown.
  Click, John H. Age 19; enlisted Aug. 7, 1862.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.  Died at Milliken's Bend, Louisiana, Apr. 26, 1862, and buried at Vicksburg.
  Coomer, Albert S. Age 19; enlisted Aug. 6, 1862.  Died Jan. 12, 1862, at Arkansas Post, and buried same place.
  Coomer, James H. Age 22; enlisted Aug. 4, 1862.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.  Died Apr. 2, 1863, at Milliken's Bend, Louisiana, and buried at Vicksburg.
  Conrad, John  
  Crowell, Lewis C.  
  Conway, Benson H.  
  Cratt, Jacob P.  
  Cunningham, James A.  
  Curren, George W.  
  Curren, Francis M.  
  Devore, Cyrus  
  Everts, Elisha  
  Faris, William  
  Frost, Edwin B.  
  Gilkison, James J.  
  Harris, Francis M.  
  Harris, Jefferson  
  Hart, Andrew  
  Harvey, Oscar N.  
  Henry, George W.  
  Hobbs, Larkin  
  Hollingsworth, Coleman  
  Howard, Josiah T.  
  Hudson, Jesse H.  
  Idleman, Silas E.  
  Jamison, George T.  
  Jones, Charles  
  Kemerer, Samuel D.  
  Lawhead, Leroy  
  Lee, George B.  
  Lewis, Chauncey  
  Linder, Daniel  
  Losee, Lyman  
  McClary, Daniel  
  Marvin, David C.  
  May, Marvin B.  
  Metheny, Joseph  
  Miller, James N.  
  Miller, Levi  
  Myers, John W.  
  Phillips, Oliver P.  
  Purvis, Peleg B.  
  Reed, Andrew J.  
  Rogers, Obed.  
  Sanderson, William Henry  
  Schofield, Alpheus  
  Sellers, David. Age 19; enlisted Aug. 8, 1862.
  Sherman, Fortunatus. Age 30; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862.  Battle: Chickasaw Bayou.  Died at Young's Point, Louisiana, Feb. 13, 1863, and buried at Vicksburg.
  Shreve, Ezra D.  
  St. Clair, Richard A. Age 19; enlisted Aug. 7, 1862; discharged Nov. 3, 1862, at Camp Chase, Ohio, for disability.  Mt. Gilead, Ohio.
  Smith, Matthew D.  
  Underwood, Andrew Age 18, enlisted Aug. 4, 1862; discharged Mar. 20, 1863, at Milliken's Bend, Louisiana, for disability.  Skalkaho, Montana.
  Underwood, Caleb. Age 20, enlisted Aug. 13, 1862.  Battle:  Chickasaw Bayou.  Died Mar. 9, 1863, at Young's Point, Louisiana, and buried at Vicksburg.
  Waits, John. Age 36; enlisted Aug. 8, 1862.  Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post and Vicksburg.  Transferred to Company B Nov. 18, 1864. Napoleon, Ohio.
  Weaver, William Age 25; enlisted Aug. 8, 1862.  Battles: Chickasaw  Bayou, Vicksburg, Grand Coteau, where captured, and exchanged May 1, 1864; Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Transferred to Company B Nov. 18, 1864; mustered out with Company July 7, 1865.  Peerless, Ohio.
  Wells, Henry C. Age 18; enlisted Aug. 8, 1862.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Siege of Vicksburg and Jackson, where severely injured while tearing up railroad, and sent to hospital.  Was on Red River expedition, but unable for duty; transferred to Company B Nov. 18, 1864; on expedition to Mobile in March, 1865, but unfit for duty, and again sent to hospital; mustered out May 24, 1865, at New Orleans, by order of War Department.  Physician.  Tiffin, Ohio.
  Wheeler, William H. Age 20; enlisted July 28, 1862.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Vicksburg, Jackson and Grand Coteau, Louisiana.  Killed in latter battle Nov. 3, 1863.
  White, Albert D. Age 29; enlisted Aug. 7, 1862.  Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.  Died at Milliken's Bend, Louisiana, Mar. 22, 1863, and buried at Vicksburg.
  White, Elias Age 46; enlisted Aug. 1, 1862; died Mar. 21, 1865, at St. Louis, Missouri, and buried in Jefferson Barracks Cemetery.
  Wilson, Peter D. Age 29; enlisted Aug. 8, 1862.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post (detailed to Pioneer Corps),  Port Gibson, Black River, Champion Hills, Vicksburg (captured by the enemy near Edward's Station and escaped), Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross Roads, where wounded in right shoulder and minnie ball, and again taken prisoner, adn exchanged Oct 23, 1864 (transferred to Company B Nov. 18, 1864); Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler, Mustered out with Company B July 7, 1865; died Sept. 21, 1890, at Westfield, Ohio.  Mrs. Peter D. Wilson, widow, Westfield, Ohio.
  Wolf, George W.  
  Wood, Julius V. Age 23; enlisted July 29, 1862.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Siege of Vicksburg, Jackson and Grand Coteau, where wounded Nov. 3, 1863, by gunshot in right elbow, and right arm amputated same day on the battlefield.  Discharged for said wound and amputation, Jan. 10, 1864, from University Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Chesterville, Ohio.

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