History of the 196th Ohio Infantry

Roster of Company A

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COMPANY "A" WAS ORGANIZED AND MUSTERED IN MARCH 21ST 1865 AT CAMP CHASE OHIO

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This is a Military Register for Co. A, listing all the soldiers of this Company

OFFICERS
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Warren H Wasson Captain enlisted at age 24 Mar 21st 1865 On detached duty as Commandant of Fort Dix in August 1865, mustered out with company
Pembroke M Cowels 1st Lt. enlisted at age 24 on Mar 21st 1865, mustered out with company Sept 11, 1865
James Campbell 2nd Lt. enlisted at age 36 Mar 1st 1865, Promoted from Private Mar 21st 1865: Promoted again to 1st Lt. for Co. B Mar 31st 1865
John J Musser 2nd Lt. enlisted at age 22 Mar 9th 1865 Promoted from 1st Sgt. of Co. E June 16th 1865. Mustered out with Company
James J Pike 1st Sgt. enlisted at age 24 Feb 13th 1865 Appointed from Cpl. June 15th 1865 Mustered out with Company
Samuel S Hare Sgt. enlisted at age 31 Appointed Sgt. Apr 1st 1865 Mustered out with Company
Austin Q Hays Sgt. enlisted at age 24 Mar 1st 1865 Appointed Sgt. Apr 1st 1865 Mustered out Company Sept 11th 1865
John L Furnish Sgt. enlisted at age 22 Feb 22nd 1865 Appointed Sgt Apr 1st 1865 and Mustered out with Company on Sept 11th 1865
Thomas Dupler Sgt. enlisted at age 18 Mar 8th 1865 Appointed from Pvt. June 15th 1865 and Mustered out with Company Sept 11th 1865
George Hamilton Cpl. enlisted at age 28 Mar 2nd 1865 Appointed cpl Apl 1st 1865 and Mustered out at Baltimore, Md Aug 28th 1865 by order of war dept.
Charles H Metcalf Cpl. enlisted at age 24 Feb 8th 1865, Appointed Cpl. Apl 1st 1865 and Mustered out with Company Sept 11th 1865
Orrin A West Cpl. enlisted at age 26 Feb 13th 1865 and Mustered out with Company Sept 11th 1865
Charles H Bemenderfer Cpl. enlisted at age 18 Feb 22nd 1865 Appointed Cpl Apl 1st 1865 and Mustered out with Company Sept 11th 1865, name also borne on rolls as Bermondoffer
Andrew Greenawald Cpl. enlisted at age 18 Feb 22nd 1865 Appointed Cpl Apl 1st 1865 and Mustered out with Company Sept 11th 1865
Frank Campbell Cpl. enlisted at age 30 Feb 21st 1865 Appointed Cpl Apl 1st 1865 and Mustered out with Company Sept 11th 1865
John Springer Cpl. enlisted at age 20 Mar 6th 1865 Appointed Cpl June 15th 1865 and mustered out with Company Sept 11th 1865
Valentine Greenawald Cpl enlisted at age 21 Feb 26th 1865 Appointed Cpl June 15th 1865 and Mustered out with Company Sept 11th 1865
After the war, great-grandfather moved to Michigan and settled in Reed City, Osceola County. There, he joined the James B. Steedman Post of the GAR and became its chaplain. In 1900 he moved to Detroit and began work with Henry Leland at Cadillac Motor Car Company. Now a Detroit resident, he participated in GAR activities in that city.
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PRIVATES
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Alderman, Franklin P. enlisted at age 18 Mar 8th 1865 and Mustered out Company 9/11/1865
Andrews, James M. enlisted at age 18 Mar 3rd 1865 and Mustered out 3/25/1865 at Columbus, Oh. by order of war dept.
Arnold, Daniel enlisted at age 27 on Mar 2nd 1865
Arnold, Elias enlisted at age 22 Mar 2nd 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Baker, Edward enlisted at age 18 Mar 1st 1865 Mustered out 5/29/1865 at Columbus, Oh. by order of War Dept.
Barnes, Edward M. enlisted at age 18 Feb 15th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Betts Jr., Isaac enlisted at age 37 Feb 14th 1865 and Mustered with Company 9/11/1865
Biddison, William
Bisbee, Thomas R enlisted at age 22 Feb 8th 1865 Promoted to Sgt. Major Mar 31st 1865
Boffemnire, Aaron enlisted at age 19 Feb 22nd 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865, name also borne on rolls as Buffenmire
Bost, John M. enlisted at age 36 Feb 22 Reduced from Cpl June 15th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Bowman, John enlisted at age 30 Feb 22nd 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Brandt, Harvey enlisted at age 22 Mar 6th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Campbell, David enlisted at age 19 Mar 15th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Chandler, David E. enlisted at age 19 Feb 15th 1865 and Mustered out at Baltimore 8/28/1865
Chatfield, Jay enlisted at age 18 Mar 2nd 1865 and Mustered with Company 9/11/1865
Chatfield, Orison enlisted at age 18 Mar 2nd 1865 and Mustered with Company 9/11/1865
Clark, Christian H. enlisted at age 23 Mar 2nd 1865 reduced from Sgt June 15th 1865 Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Clark, Peter S. enlisted at age 20 Mar 2nd 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Cook, James enlisted at age 21 Feb 27th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Corliss, John enlisted at age 19 Feb 15th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Crandall, James A. enlisted at age 24 Feb 21st 1865, Died at Camp Chase, Oh Apr 9th 1865
Cromer, John S. enlisted at age 28 Mar 15th and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Crowell, David H. enlisted at age 18 Mar 18th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Crowell, Thornton P. enlisted at age 19 Mar 15th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Dains, Lafayette enlisted at age 18 Mar 10th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Dargetz, Marion enlisted at age 31 Mar 15th 1865 and Mustered Aug 10th 1865
Davis, Samuel A. enlisted at age 27 Mar 1st 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Dial, Elijah enlisted at age 25 Feb 6th 1865 and Mustered out Aug 8th 1865 at Harper's Ferry
Dains, Lafayette enlisted at age 18 Mar 10th 1865 and Mustered with Company 9/11/1865
Drennan, Maxwell enlisted at age 34 Mar 3rd 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Durler, Alexander bugler enlisted at age 23 Feb 22nd 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Evans, Owen enlisted at age 42 Mar 1st 1865 and Mustered to date 9/11/1865 by order of War Dept.
Ewing, Elmore enlisted at age 21 Mar 15th 1865 and Mustered with Company 9/11/1865
Falls, James W. enlisted at age 18 Mar 10th 1865 and Mustered out at Baltimore Aug 17th 1865 by order of War Dept.
Fasig, Henry enlisted at age 38 Mar 10th 1865 and Mustered to date 9/11/1865 by order of War Dept
Finley, James W. enlisted at age 19 Mar 6th 1865 and Died Apr 9th 1865 at Camp Chase Oh.
Finney, George enlisted at age 18 Feb 8th 1865 and Mustered with Company 9/11/1865
Ford, David F. or S enlisted at age 19 Mar 15th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Gibson, William W. enlisted at age 38 Feb 27th 1865 Reduced from Sgt June 15th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Gross, Jacob enlisted at age 21 Mar 6th 1865 and Mustered with Company 9/11/1865
Hamilton, Alanson W. enlisted at age 26 Feb 7th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Henry, James F. enlisted at age 27 Mar 10th 1865 Died Apr 9th 1865 in Hospital at Parkersburg, W.V.
Hildebrand, Lorin enlisted at age 18 Mar 7th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Hogle, Otis enlisted at age 18 Mar 1st 1865 and Mustered with Company 9/11/1865
Holmes, David enlisted at age 18 Mar 2nd 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Hoot, John B. enlisted at age 25 Feb 27th 1865 and Mustered with Company 9/11/1865
John, Isaiah enlisted at age 35 Mar 2nd 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865, Name also borne on rolls as Isaac John
John, William H. enlisted at age 18 Mar 2nd 1865 Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Kaufman, John enlisted at age 29 Mar 15th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
King, Wallace enlisted at age 19 Feb 24th 1865 Mustered out May 24th 1865 at Cumberland, Md. by order of War Dept.
Kissane, Persifor T. pvt/ Commissary Sergeant enlisted at age 32 Feb 22nd 1865 promoted to Commisary Sgt. Mar 31st 1865
Kosht, William H. enlisted at age 34 Mar 2nd 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Latham, Norman W. enlisted at age 19 Feb 17th 1865 Mustered out June 13th 1865 at Cumberland, Md. by order of War Dept.
McCarter, William enlisted at age 18 Mar 15th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
McGowan, Charles S. enlisted at age 17 Feb 10th 1865 Died Apr 2nd 1865 at Columbus, Oh
McGuire, Hugh J. enlisted at age 30 Mar 1st 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Miller, Harmon
Moody, Charles W. enlisted at age 18 Mar 27th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Moore, John D. enlisted at age 18 Mar 15th 1865 and Musterd out with Company 9/11/1865
Neff, Jesse H. enlisted at age 27 Feb 27th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Ohl, Eli enlisted at age 21 Mar 1st 1865 Promoted to 2nd Lt. from Co. K Mar 25th 1865
Ohl, Ezra enlisted at age 18 Mar 1st 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Pease, Erwin M. enlisted at age 22 Feb 10th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Peck, Alvoy E. enlisted at age 32 Feb 2nd 1865 Mustered out June 2nd 1865 at Camp Dennison, by order of War Dept.
Radcliff, Charles enlisted at age 34 Feb 10th 1865 Mustered out Aug 8th 1865 at Harper's Ferry
Arthur G Remick Musc./Fifer enlisted Feb 11th 1865 and Mustered out with Company Sept 11th 1865
Rowland, George W. enlisted at age 21 Mar 6th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Rutter, Martin S enlisted at age 18 Mar 8th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Sampsel, David S. enlisted at age 18 Mar 15th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Scobey, Hortel T. enlisted at age 17 Feb 22nd 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Sheets, Solomon enlisted at age 26 Feb 22nd 1865 Mustered out June 7th 1865 at Cumberland, Md. by order of War Dept.
Smalley, David enlisted at age 36 Feb 22nd 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Snyder, Manasses H. enlisted at age 27 Feb 22nd 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Soudler, Jacob enlisted at age 18 Feb 28th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Stebbins, Flavil W. enlisted at age 19 Feb 11th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Swineford, Minor W. enlisted at age 21 Feb 22nd 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Thayer, Orrin G. enlisted at age 26 Feb 11th 1865 Mustered out May 21st 1865 at Cumberland, Md. by order of War Dept.
Tyler, Ransom
William W Walker Musc./Drummer enlisted at age 19 Mar 18th 1865 and Mustered with Company Sept 11th 1865
Wertman, Normanenlisted at age 18 Mar 15th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865 From the Newsletter of the Wertman Family Association (Wertman, Norman) Unit: Co. G, 196 Ohio Infantry Occupation: Farmer Birth: Ashland OH 11-22-1847 Enlisted: 3-15-1863 Discharge: Baltimore MD 9-11-1865 Marriage: Fredonia KS to Sarah Ann Nelson Death: Oxford KS 9-25-1920 Notes: As of 5-5-1898 3 children listed as living
White, Albert enlisted at age 18 Feb 14th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Whitney, Norval enlisted at age 18 Feb 21st 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Wilson, John enlisted ata ge 31 Mar 16th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Winkler, James enlisted at age 18 Mar 2nd 1865 Died Apr 5th 1865 at Camp Chase, Oh
Wirt, John J. enlisted at age 19 Feb 2nd 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Wright, Silas E. enlisted at age 18 Mar 18th 1865 and Mustered out with Company 9/11/1865
Young, Charles G enlisted at age 26 Feb 18th 1865 Mustered out to date 9/11/1865 by order of War Dept

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Unknown Soldier Co. A Courtesy of and Copyright L.M. Strayer Collection

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Norman Wertman of Co. A

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