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Official Roster
of
Soldiers of the State of Ohio
in the
War of the Rebellion
1861-1866
Vol. VI.
70th-86th Regiments - Infantry
buried in the state of Ohio

Compiled Under Direction of the Roster Commission:
Joseph B. Foraker, Governor        James S. Robinson, Sec'y of State
H. A. Axline, Adjutant-General
Published by Authority of the General Assembly
Akron, O.:
The Werner Ptg. and Mfg. Co.
1888

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71ST OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

THREE YEARS' SERVICE.

VOL. VI.

70th OVI

71st OVI 72d OVI 73d OVI 74th OVI 75th OVI 76th OVI 77th OVI 78th OVI 79th OVI 80th OVI 81st OVI
82d OVI                      

 

71st O. V. I. -

Field & Staff
Finished

Co. A
Started
Co. B
Started
Co. C
Started
Co. D
Started
Co. E
Started
Co. F
Started
Co. G.
Started
Co. H.
Started
Co. I
Started
Co. K
Started
 

Unassigned Recruits
Finished

                   

NOTE:  These will be completed upon request ~ Sharon Wick
 

     THIS Regiment was organized at Camp Dennison, Ohio, from November, 1861, to February, 1862, to serve three years.  On the expiration of its term of service the original members (except veterans) were mustered out, and the organization, composed of veterans and recruits, retained in the service until August 14, 1865, when it was mustered out in accordance with orders from the War Department.
     The official list of battles, in which this Regiment bore an honorable part, is not yet published by the War Department, but the following list has been compiled, after careful research, during the preparation of this work:

SHILOH, TENN., APRIL 6-7, 1862
CLARKSVILLE, TENN. AUGUST 19, 1862
FORT DONELSON, TENN. AUGUST 25, 1862
CUMBERLAND IRON WORKS, TENN., AUGUST 26, 1862
CLARKSVILLE, TENN., SEPTEMBER 7, 1862
JONESBORO, GA., AUGUST 31 TO SEPTEMBER 1, 1864.
LOVEJOY STATION, GA. SEPTEMBER 2-6, 1864.
COLUMBIA, TENN. (Duck Run.) NOVEMBER 24-28, 1864.
NASHVILLE, TENN., DECEMBER 15-16, 1864

 


70TH REGIMENT OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY.

FIELD AND STAFF
Mustered in Dec. __, 1861, at Camp Dave Tod, Troy, O., by _____.  Mustered out Nov. 30, 1865, at San Antonio, Tex.,
by David A. Geiger, Captain 15th O. V. I.
 

Names. Rank. Age. Date of
Entering the
Service
Period of
Service
Remarks:
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Rodney Mason Colonel 37 Oct. 15, 1861 3 yrs. Resigned Aug. 22, 1862.
Henry K. McConnell do 27 Oct. 4, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted from Captain Co. B May 30, 1863; breveted Brig. General March 13, 1865; mustered out with regiment Nov. 30, 1865.
Barton S. Kyle Lt. Co. 35 Oct. 2, 1861 3 yrs. Killed April 6, 1862, in battle of Shiloh, Tenn.
George W. Andrews do 38 Oct. 29, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted from Major April 6, 1862; resigned June 17, 1863.
James H. Hart do 46 Oct. 7, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted to Major from 1st Lieutenant and Adjutant April 6, 1862; to Lieut. Colonel April 2, 1864; wounded Dec. 15, 1864, in battle of Nashville, Tenn.; promoted to Colonel Nov. 29, 1865, but not mustered; mustered out with regiment Nov. 30, 1865.
James W. Carlin Major 29 Oct. 9, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted from Captain Co. A April 2 1864; perished by explosion of steamer Sultana, on Mississippi river, near Memphis, Tenn., Apr.27,1865.
Cornelius N. Hogland Surgeon 33 Oct. 28, 1861 3 yrs. Resigned Sept.7, 1863; re-appointed Nov .11, 1863; mustered out with regiment Nov 30, 1865.
William W. Crane As. Surg. 32 Jan. 9, 1862 3 yrs Mustered out Jan. 12, 1865, on expiration of term of service.
Milton J. Bowland do 35 Aug. 28, 1862 3 yrs. Assigned to McLaughlin Squadron.
Sidney R. Wakefield do 43 Sept. 7, 1862 3 yrs. Discharged June 12, 1865.
Thomas T. More Adjutant 32 Oct. 5, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted from 2d Lieutenant Co. E April 6, 1862; discharged Aug. 29, 1862.
Samuel J. McConnell do 23 Oct. 28, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted to Sergt.Major from private Co. C Oct. 30, 1861; to 2d Lieutenant Co. A April 1, 1862; 1st Lieutenant and Adjutant Nov. 16, 1862; Captain Co. E Aug. 3, 1863.
William S. Wilson do 24 Nov. 2, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted from 2d Lieutenant Co. G Aug. 3, 1863; to Captain Co. H May 9, 1864.
Augustus A. Brown do 30 Dec. 11, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted to Sergt. Major from 1st Sergeant Co. K March 1, 1863; to 2d Lieutenant Coc. C Aug. 3, 1863; 1st Lieutenant and Adjutant May 9, 1864.
Porterfield H. Troxel do 30 Oct. 28, 1861 3 yrs. Appointed from 1st Lieutenant Co. E Sept. 22, 1864; promoted to Captain co. C Dec. 14, 1864
Daniel A. Bright do 25 Oct. 22, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted from 2d Lieutenant Co. G March 18, 1865; to Captain Nov. 29, 1865, but not mustered; mustered out with regiment Nov. 30, 1865; veteran.
Edward P. Ransom R. Q. M. 28 Oct. 12, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted to Captain and Commissary of Subsistence Sept. 25, 1862.
Charles T. Riley do 30 Oct. 30, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted to Com. Sergeant from private Co. F Oct. 30, 1861; to 2d Lieutenant Co. H Oct. 8, 1862; 1stLieutenant and Regt. Quartermaster Aug. 3, 1863; Captain Oct. 12, 1864; declined; resigned Jan. 1, 1865.
Harvey McGown do 30 Aug. 21, 1861 3 yrs. Appointed from 1st Lieutenant Co. e Jan. 28, 1865; promoted to Captain Nov. 29, 1865, but not mustered; mustred out with regiment Nov. 30, 1865; veteran.
Arthur L. McKinney Chaplain 42 Mch. 23, 1862 3 yrs. Mustered out March 22, 1865, on expiration of term of service.
Benjamin A. Hamilton Ser. Maj. 20 Nov 13, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted from private Co. E April 1, 1862; to 2d Lieutenant Co. K March 1, 1863.
James Johnson do 18 Sept. 11, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted from private Co. K Aug. 7, 1863; to 1st Lieutenant Co. D April 2, 1864; veteran.
Charles T. Bryant do 20 Nov 11, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted from private Co. E April 7, 1864; wounded Dec. 15, 1864, in battle of Nashville, Tenn.; promoted to 2d Lieutenant Jan,. 20, 1865, but not mustered; 1st Lieutenant, April 8, 1865, but not mustered; discharged June 25, 1865, on Surgeon's certificate of disability; veteran.
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Simon W. Kittering Ser. Maj. 18 Oct. 14, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted from private Co. C June 25, 1865; to 1st Lieutenant Co. C Sept. 4, 1865; veteran.
John E. Reed do 20 Sept.5, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted from Sergeant Co. K, Oct. 6, 1865; to 2d Lieutenant Nov. 29, 1865, but not mustered; mustered out with regiment Nov. 20, 1865; veteran.
Wm. Goodwin Nichols          
George T. Fuller          
Urias M. Palmer          
Samuel H. Brandon          
Eliah A. Widener          
Wilbur F. McCue          
Enos Pemberton          
Amos E. Duncan          
Amos C. Beaghler          
Henry M. Hart Prin. Mus 38 Mch. 5, 1864 3 yrs. Promoted from private Co. F April 7, 1864; mustered out with regiment Nov. 30, 1865; see F. & S., 11th O. V. I.
Harrison McCauley do 30 Nov. 16, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted from private Co. I April 7, 1864; mustered out with regiment Nov. 30, 1865; veteran.

COMPANY A.

     Mustered in Dec. 31, 1861, at Camp Tod, O., by Elihu S. Williams, 1st Lieutenant 71st O. V. I.  Mustered out Nov. 30, 1865, at San Antonio, Tex., by David A. Geiger, Captain 15th O. V. I.

Names. Rank. Age. Date of
Entering the
Service
Period of
Service
Remarks:
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James W. Carlin Captain 29 Oct. 9, 1861 3 yrs. Appointed Nov.  27, 1861; promoted to Major April 2, 1864.
William H. McClure do 21 Dec. 2, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted from 1st Lieutenant Co. I April 2, 1864; mustered out with company Nov. 30, 1865.
Elihu S. Williams 2st Lieut. 26 Oct. 5, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted to Captain Co. H Nov. 16, 1862.
George B. Frye do 20 Oct. 27, 1861 3 yrs. Mustered as private; appointed Sergeant _____; promoted to 2d Lieutenant Co. B Nov. 16, 1862; 1st Lieutenant Co. A April 2,1864; resigned Nov.22, 1864.
John M. Pitman do 39 Oct. 26, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted from 1st Sergeant Co. H Dec. 14, 1864; resigned July 7, 1865; veteran.
Sylvester Brock do 21 Oct. 9, 1861 3 yrs. Appointed Sergeant from Corporal Feb. 10, 1863; 1st Sergeant Sept. 29, 1864; promoted to 1st Lieutenant Sept. 4, 1865; mustered out with company Nov. 30, 1865; veteran.
Ezekiel K. Hitchens 2d Lieut. 42 Oct. 9, 1861 3 yrs. Appointed Nov 27, 1861; discharged April 1, 1862.
Samuel J. McConnell do 23 Oct. 28, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted from Sergt. Major April 1,1862; to 1st Lieutenant and Adjutant Nov. 16, 1862.
Jesse C. Nichols do 20 Nov. 20, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted from 1st Sergeant Co. I Nov. 26, 1862; to 1st Lieutenant Co. F Dec. 29, 1862.
John M. Simmons 1st Sergt 24 Oct. 9, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted to 2d Lieutenant Co. F Dec. 29, 1862.
Howard Wilson do 24 Dec. 10,1861 3 yrs. Appointed from Sergeant Sept.1, 1863; died Sept. 24, 1864. at Chattanooga, Tenn., of wounds received Sept. 2, 1864, in action near Jonesboro, Ga.; veteran.
John D. Richie do 18 Oct. 15, 1861 3 yrs. Appointed Corporal Aug. 18, 1862; Sergeant Sept. 29, 1864; 1st Sergeant Oct.6, 1865; promoted to 2d Lieutenant Nov. 29, 1865, but not mustered; mustered out with company Nov. 30, 1865; veteran.
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George W. Mellinger Sergeant 23 Oct. 9, 1861 3 yrs. On muster in roll; no further record found.
Amos C. Beaghler do 23 Oct. 21, 1861 3 yrs. Promoted to Hospital steward April 7, 1864; veteran.
Samuel Wilson          
Louis Platt          
William T. Hunter          
William M. Beaaucchamp          
John W. Bennett          
Lorenzo D. Stephenson          
George A. Platt          
Noah B. Davids          
Amos B. Linzie          
Henry H. Williams          
Adam Mahl          
Job W. Williams          
Jacob Runkels          
Bernard Lammers          
Anthony Lammers          
George W. Runkels          
William Dalton          
Jacob Gable          
William H. Snyder do 18 Oct. 9, 1861 3 yrs. Appointed Corporal Sept 29, 1864; died Feb. 25, 865, at Nashville, Tenn; veteran.
William H. DeHays do 18 Nov 7, 1861 3 yrs. Appointed Corporal Jan .14, 1864; died Sept. 2 1865, at San Antonio, Tex; veteran.
Jacob J. Runkels do 18 Nov. 7, 1861 3 yrs. Appointed Corporal Jan. 14, 1864; reduced April 15, 1865; re-appointed May 1, 1865; mustered out with company Nov. 30, 1865; veteran.
George Reynolds Musician 21 Oct. 9, 1861 3 yrs.  
Archer, Henry Private 23 Sept. 28, 1864 1 yr. Drafted; died Feb 11, 1865, at Nashville, Tennessee
Armstrong, James F. do 26 Sept. 28,1864 1 yr. Drafted; mustered out May 25, 1865, at Camp Dennison, O., by order of War Department
Bennett, Isaac do 25 Dec. 14, 1864 1 yr. Drafted; mustered out June 28, 1865, at Nashville, Tenn., by order of War Department
Bodkins, Charle do 18 Mch. 31, 1864 3 yrs. Mustered out Ma_ 25, 1865, at Camp Dennison, O., by order of War Department
Bost, Levi          
Brown, William          
Beaghler, Henry          
Bricker, George          
Bretz, Emamuel          
Crawmer, William H.          
Coleman, George          
Color, William I.          
Clossan, Robert          
Dotton, Elisha do 19 Feb _, 1862 3 yrs. Mustered out with company Nov.30, 1865; veteran.
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