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

 

FIELD AND STAFF.
pg. 5

  Colonel, Joseph W. Vance,  Age 47; date of commission Aug. 12, 1862.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post Vicksburg, , Jackson; July 30, 1863, home on furlough; returned to Regiment Nov. 6, 1863, at New Iberia, Louisiana; Sabine Cross Roads, where killed Apr. 8, 1864; buried at Mt. Vernon, Ohio.  He commanded a brigade during the greater portion of his service.  His children are at Mt. Vernon, Ohio.
  Lieutenant-Colonel Albert H. Brown Age 37; date of commission Aug. 7, 1862.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross Roads, Cane River, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, where injured by explosion of shell and hearing of left ear impaired; Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  He led the Regiment in nearly every battle. (See pages 100 to 108 and 137 to 139, and page 157 regimental history. ) Mustered out with Regiment July 7, 1865.  Colonel Brown also served as private in Company C, 3d Regiment Ohio Volunteer Militia, in the Mexican War, enlisting June 6, 1846, at the age of 20 years, and discharged June 18, 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana; also as Captain of Company K, 4th Regt. O. V. I., from Apr. 18, 1861, to June 9, 1862.  Member of 69th and 70th General Assemblies of Ohio.  Bloomfield, Ohio.
 

 

Major Charles H. McElroy,  (Details transcribed upon request this and below here)
  Major Joseph Leonard, Date of commission July 21, 1862, as Captain of Company B; promoted to Major July 13, 1864, and mustered out November 23, 1864, by reason of consolidation of Regiment.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg (as officer of the picket he received General Bowen and Colonel Montgomery, rebels, under the flag of truce at the front picket line, July 3, 1863), Jackson, Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross Roads, Cane River, Fort Gaines and Fort Morgan.  He also served in Company B, 2d Regiment O. V. I., in Mexican War, from May 27, 1846, to June 23, 1847.  Died at San Diego, California, in 1885.
  Surgeon David W. Henderson Age 38; date of commission and muster Aug. 19, 1862.  Battles: Chicasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post.  Resigned Apr. 2, 1863; also served as private in Company E, 4th Regiment O. V. M., Mexican War, from May 12, 1847, until July 18, 1848.  Physician, Marysville, Ohio.
  Surgeon John F. Hess Age 32; date of commission as Assistant Surgeon Aug. 14, 1862; on detail with 13th I. U. S. A., from December, 1862, until Apr. 1, 1863, when returned to Regiment; promoted to Surgeon, and commission dated Apr. 2, 1863, and mustered Sept. 29, 1863.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross Roads, where captured and on duty with Union wounded in rebel hospitals ten weeks, at Mansfield, Louisiana; exchanged the returned to Regiment June 19, 1864; Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  (See regimental history, page 138.)  Mustered out with the Regiment July 7, 1865.  Great Bend, Kansas.
  Assistant Surgeon William J. Sullivan Age 38; date of commission and muster Aug. 19, 1862.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.  Resigned Feb. 28, 1863; also Surgeon of 132d Regiment O. V. I., Urbana, Ohio
  Assistant Surgeon George W. Ramage Date of commission June 2d, and muster June 12, 1863; detailed as Surgeon in charge of 1st Louisiana Volunteers, Sept. 24, 1863.  Discharged for disability Dec. 12, 1864.  Battles: Vicksburg and Jackson.  Jennings, Louisiana.
  Adjutant George N. Clark Age, 48; date of commission August 18, and of muster Aug. 10, 1862.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.  Resigned Feb. 28, 1863.  Died Sept. 6, 1891, and buried at Mt. Gilead, Ohio.  Mary L. Clark, Widow, Danville, Illinois.
  Adjutant David A. Stark Age. 28; promoted from Second Lieutenant Company C, Jan. 26, 1863, Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, siege of Vicksburg, Jackson and Grand Coteau.  Resigned Nov. 20, 1863.  Died Jun. 27, 1887, and buried at Delaware, Ohio.  Margaret R. Stark, widow, Cardington, Ohio.
  Adjutant Louis H. Mitchell Age 20; enlisted in Company A, Aug. 4, 1862; appointed First Sergeant, and promoted to Second Lieutenant Nov. 26, 1862, and First Lieutenant Aug. 7, 1863, and to adjutant Apr. 1, 1864, and to Captain July 25, 1864, but refused to be mustered.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross Roads, Cane River, Fort Gaines (home on sick furlough), Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Mustered out with Regiment July 7, 1865.  (See regimental history, page 138.) Bryan Block, Chicago, Illinois.
  Regimental Quartermaster Silas Baldwin, Age 28; date of commission and mustered Aug. 18, 1862; served several months on staff of General A. J. Smith as Division Quartermaster; promoted to Captain May 9, 1863, but not mustered.  Resigned Dec. 27, 1863.  No. 17 S. Meridian street, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  Regimental Quartermaster James G. Hamilton, Appointed from First Lieutenant Company H, Mar. 18, 1863; promoted to Captain May 9, 1864, but not mustered.  Battles:  Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross roads and Cane River.  Resigned July 12, 1864, at New Orleans, Louisiana.  Zanesfield, Ohio.
  Regimental Quartermaster George W. Kline, Appointed from First Lieutenant Company I, Nov. 1, 1864 Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Vicksburg, Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross Roads, Spanish Fort, Mobile, Fort Blakely and Whistler.  Mustered out with Regiment July 7, 1865.  (See page 138 of regimental history.)  Cassopolis, Michigan.
  Chaplain Charles W. Ketchum, Date of commission and muster Sept. 10, 1862; present with Regiment at Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post and Vicksburg.  Resigned June 22, 1863.  Died in 1888.  Mary D. Ketchum, widow, Wilmington, Ohio.
  Chaplain George M. Scott, Age 41; date of commission June 24, 1863; promoted from First Sergeant Company C.  Battles: Siege of Vicksburg, Jackson, Sabine Cross Roads, where captured and paroled June 1, 1864; Fort Gaines and Fort Morgan.  Discharged Dec. 15, 1864.  South Ottumwa, Iowa.
  Sergeant-Major Jesse T. Burr, Age 20; enlisted Aug. 17, 1862; promoted from private Company B, Aug. 19, 1862.  Battle: Chickasaw Bayou.  Discharged Feb. 14, 1863, for disability.  Mt. Vernon, Ohio.
  Sergeant-Major Frederick S. Burrows, Aug. 18; enlisted in Company B, Aug. 13, 1862; appointed Corporal Oct. 25, 1862; promoted from Corporal Company B, Feb. 14, 1863.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, where wounded in hand; Sabine Cross Roads, Cane River, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Mustered out with Regiment July 7, 1865.  (See page 138 of regimental history.)  No. 56 Ninth street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  Quartermaster-Sergeant Wm. H. H. Strother, Age 19; enlisted in Company H, Aug. 19, 1862, as private and promoted same day.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.  Died Fe. 26, 1863, at Young's Point and buried at Vicksburg.
  Quartermaster-Sergeant John E. Kirk, Age 18; enlisted Aug. 8, 1862, in Company A; promoted from private Company A, Mar. 10, 1863, and to Second Lieutenant Company E, Nov. 18, 1864.  (See Company E; also see page 139 of regimental history.)
  Quartermaster-Sergeant Benjamin J. Williams, Age 20; enlisted Aug. 12, 1862, in Company E; transferred from private Company E; Nov. 18, 1864, to Company C and promoted same day to Quartermaster-Sergeant.  Battles: Cihckasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross Roads, Cane River, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Was on detached service as Chief Clerk in Adjutant-General's office of brigade division and 13th Army Corps for several months previous to Nov. 18, 1864.  Was with General S. G. Burbridge at battles of Grand Gulf, Port Gibson, Jackson, Black River and Champion Hills on Vicksburg campaign.  Mustered out with Regiment July 7, 1865.  Banker, Shelby, Ohio.
  Commissary Sergeant George H. Tilton Age. 19; enlisted Aug. 2, 1862, in Company A; promoted from private Company A, Aug. 19, 1862.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.  Discharged at Columbus, O., Feb. 14, 1863, on Surgeon's certificate of disability.  Died at Mt. Vernon, O., June 11, 1881.  Miss Caroline Tilton, widow, Mt. Vernon, Ohio.
  Commissary Sergeant Henry S. Bunker, Age 19; enlisted Aug. 12, 1862, in Company C; promoted from private Company C, Mar. 4, 1863.  Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Siege of Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross Roads, Monett's Bluff, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Mustered out with the Regiment July 7, 1865.  For several years previous to 1895 he has been Colonel of the 16th Regiment, O. N. G.  (See page 138 of regimental history.) Toledo, Ohio.
  Hospital Steward Heman W. Allen. Enlisted Aug. 7, 1862; promoted from private Company G, Aug. 19, 1862.  Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.  Died Feb. 12, 1863, at St. Louis, Mo.; buried at Galena, Ohio.
  Hospital Steward Henry S. Green Age 20; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862, in Company C; promoted from private Company C, Mar. 1, 1863, vice Allen, deceased.  Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Siege of Vicksburg, Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross Roads, where he was captured, and on duty ten weeks with 300 Union wounded in rebel hospitals at Mansfield, La., and released and returned to Regiment June 18, 1864; Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Mustered out with regiment July 7, 1865.  Physician, Cardington, Ohio.
  Enos Ward, Principal Musician Age 27; enlisted Aug. 5, 1862, in Company H; Promoted from musician Company H, Aug. 19, 1862.  Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post.  Died in General Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., Apr. 5, 1863; buried in section B, grave 6, Jefferson Barracks, Missouri..
  Thomas F. Kirk, Principal Musician Age 20; enlisted Aug. 2, 1862, in Company A; promoted from musician Company A, Aug. 19, 1862.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou and Arkansas Post and Dallas expedition.  Mustered out Mar. 20, 1863, by order of War Department discharging all principal musicians.  No. 59 Franklin street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  Thomas R. Bowland, Principal Musician, Age 20; enlisted Aug. 2, 1862, in Company A; promoted from musician Company A, Nov. 1, 1864.  Battles: Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Siege of Vicksburg, Johnson, Grand Coteau, Sabine Cross Roads, Cane River, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Died at Mobile, Ala., June 7, 1865, and there buried.
  Wilson S. McGinley, Principal Musician, Age 18; enlisted Aug. 13, 1862, in Company B; promoted from musician Company B, Nov. 1, 1864.  Battles:  Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Siege of Vicksburg, Jackson, Grand Coteau, where he was taken prisoner and exchanged May 9, 1864; Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan, Spanish Fort, Fort Blakely, Mobile and Whistler.  Mustered out July 7, 1865, with the Regiment.  Butler, Ohio.

 
 

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