Clark County's Civil War Soldiers
From The History of Clark County, Ohio
Chicago: W.H. Beers & Co., 1881
Names of those who are known to have been in the service, but whose regiments or corps are in many cases unknown:
J. Warren Keiver, Major, 3d O.V.IL; Colonel 110th O.V.I.; Brigadier General of Volunteers, Brevet Major General of Volunteers.
Dr. Henry H. Seys, Assistant Surgeon 3d O.V.I. (Captain); Surgeon 15th O.V.I. (Major); Medical Director 3d Division, 4th Army Corps; Medical Inspector, Army of hte Cumberland, and served on the staff of Gens. Rosecrans and Thomas.
Dr. John H. Rodgers, Assistant Surgeon 44th O.V.I. (Captain); Surgeon 104th O.V.I. (Major).
Dr. Wilson G. Bryant, Assistant Surgeon 122d O.V.I., Surgeon 192d O.V.I. (Major); Special Post Medical Director; Special Medical Inspector, Department Shenandoah.
In the fall of 1863, Gov. Tod organized a company for special duty at the "White House" in Washington, as a guard for the President. The company consisted of one man from each county in the State, and was called the Union Light Guard. The company was mustered in at Columbus on the 12th of December, 1863, and was mustered out at Washington, September 9, 186. Clark County was represented by Alfred Jordan, of Springfield.
Ludlow, J.W., 16th Ind. Vols.
Douglass, T.B., Sg't Maj.
Sterret, Jacob R., 11th O.V.I. w p d
Boyd, G.W., Inc. V. dd
Olds, C.L., 17th O.V.I., Hospital Steward.
Coss, Frank, 7th O.V.C.
Ellsworth, Wells J.
Hedrick, — 4th O.V.I. w
Highwood, E. d
Jones, Martin B.
Landaker, Daniel J.
Smith, John, 26th O.V.I.
Smith, Philip, 26th O.V.I.
Truesdale, John C.
Vance, Thomas W.
Gearhardt, Wm. 106 O.V.I. dd
Chapman, Thos., U.S.C.
Broadwell, Elias, U.S.A.
Creager, Ed, U.S.A.
Brown, Wm. Jr., U.S.A.
La Rue, George, U.S.A.
Poppert, Frank, 129th O.V.I., Battery M, 2d U.S. Art., 7th O.N.G.
Hawthorne, Frank, U.S.A. 7th O.N.G.
Powell, William A., Co. A, or B, 66th O.V.I.
Stine, Christopher C., 23d O.V.I.
Lathrop, D. Brainard, U.S.V. Telegraph Service, killed at Yorkstown, Va., by a torpedo; the first man killed from Clark County.
Parsons, J.W., U.S.V. Telegraph Service.
Boggs, Biddle, clerk, U.S. Revenue Department, Quartermaster's Agent for purchase and delivery of property; on staff of Gen. Fremont, as chief wagon-master; 2d Lieutenant and Brevet Captain 80th U.S. Colored Troops; mustered out 1867 (see Mexican War).
Ludlow, Charles, Sergeant Co. A., 32d O.V.I., promoted Hospital Steward same regiment.
Alexander, William B., d. 12th O.V.I.
Rea, William, 11th O.V.I.
Lillis, James, 13th O.V.I. Co. D, w p
Needles, William, Co. H, 8th O.V.C., E, 184th O.V.I., D, 6th U.S. Infantry.
Hardman, Peter N., Co. I, 8th O.V.C., Co. B, 18th U.S. Infantry, promoted Sergeant Major 2d U.S.C. re-enlisted.
Kline, —, not known.
Story, Jonathan D., 154th O.V.I.
Runyon, Lemuel, 81st O.V.I.
Hendrick, Daniel, 66th O.V.I.
Gibson, John, 134th O.V.I.
Laughlin, David, 26th O.V.I.
West, Samuel, 178th O.V.I.
King, Isaac, 154th O.V.I.
Harris, James, 176th O.V.I.
Orbogast, C.R., 179th O.V.I.
Botkin, L., 176th O.V.I.
Botkin, Granville, 36th O.V.I.
Taylor, John, 113th —.
|UNITED STATES VETERAN VOLUNTEERS|
Sergeant, John B. Dice.
Sergeant, Elias Gorrin.
Corporal, Isaac Kindle.
Corporal, D.W. Pagett.
|George W. Maple.||Peter Baugh.|
|ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY SEVENTH OHIO OR FIFTH UNITED STATES COLORED.|
|Harrison, Wilson, 5th U.S. Infantry (colored).|
UNITED STATES NAVAL VOLUNTEERS
The subjoined list is all that has been learned of this county, who were in this branch of service.
William H. Hamilton, Paymaster's Yoeman [sic], U.S. Frigate Colorado.
Charles W. Dunlap, master's Mate, U.S. Steamer Curlew.
Christie J. Holloway, Master's Mate, U.S. Steamer Ozark.
George Eaga, Master's Mate, U.S. Steamer Ozark.
Mell Ewing, Master's Mate.
George Bean, Master's Mate.
Jeremiah Keller, Master's Mate.
Charles D. Wallace, able seaman.
Robert Johnson, colored.
|UNITED STATES STEAMER BENTON.|
Levi W. Reigle, dd
William Morris, dd
Denny Monogue, Gunner's Mate, U.S. Gunboat No. 13, Mississippi Squadron.
John D. Lankenau, Ship Silver Cloud, Mississippi Squadron.
Samuel Johnson, entered the navy in 1863, was at New Orleans at the time of its capture by the U.S. Naval forces; since missing.
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