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26th Ohio Volunteer Infantry - Company B

Contributed by Jan Rader, 22 July, 2010.



26th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company B from Ross County listed under “Regiment Records and Muster Rolls” for the Civil War. The following is from Larry Steven’s Ohio in the Civil War site ( and Dyer’s Compendium ("A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer):
Organized July, 1861, under Colonel Edward P. Fyffe, it served in West Virginia until January, 1862, when it was transferred to Kentucky, and took part in the siege of Corinth and battles of Perryville and Stone River, losing one-third of its men in the latter engagement. It fought at Chickamauga, sustaining fearful loss; and again at Mission Ridge and Lookout Mountain. The Regiment re-enlisted January 1st, 1864, and joined Sherman's Atlanta campaign, participating in the battles of Resaca, Kenesaw, Peach Tree Creek and Jonesboro. It followed Thomas north, took part in the battle of Nashville, and pursued the enemy to the Tennessee River. After the war the 26th served in Texas until the 21st of October, 1865, when it was mustered out.
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The following is the best known roster of this company (from “The Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion,” Vol. III):

Soldier's Name Soldier's Name Soldiers's Name
Aid, Francis Hamilton, William Rennick, Felix
Allston, Raymond Hanks, Ephraim Rennick, Henry
Amburg, Louis C Heiser, William L Rennick, Morris
Baldwin, Francis R Heimen, Jacob Repstock, Englehart A
Betz, William Hess, Frank Rich, William W
Bowers, David C Hicks, Joseph Rodgers, Alexander
Bragg, David Hillard, Harry Rodgers, Alexander
Brandle, Charles Huffnagle, Mathias Rout, David
Brant, Isaac Ingraham, Abram Rowans, Joseph W
Ingram, Arthur H Ruley, John W
Carmean, Charles D James, Allen B Sands, John R
Chandley, William D James, Benjamin O Scott, John
Chapman, Warren Johnson, Benjamin Scott, Thomas
Chesnut, Daniel Jones, James Smith, James
Chesnut, Samuel Jones, William Smith, James H
Clendenon, Louis Kelley, James W Spence, James A
Conrad, Samuel Ketchum, Jerry Spence, John
Cook, William H Kilburn, Vernon Spence, William
Cosgrove, James M King, William C Spetnagle, Augustus
Costello, John Kopp, Abraham Spetnagle, Leopold
Crago, Isaac LeBeau, Louis Sprague, Edward B
Crago, John LeBeau, Rudolf Stewart, John
Cull, Thomas Leasure, Abraham Swisher, John
Cunzelman, Philip Leg, John Taylor, Henry C
Curry, James Limle, William F Taylor, John M
Daily, Jehu H Long, Frank M Tennis, Nicholas
Darrah, Jesse M Long, Richard Timmis, John
Davis, Andrew J Ludwig, Henry Tuttle, Edward P
Davis, Joshua Lunbeck, Joseph R Vanbuskirk, Abraham
Dawson, Barton Maple, David Vangundy, Joseph
Dawson, Francis Maryluff, John Walker, William H
Donahue, Thomas McCabe, Enoch N Walt, William
Doty, William McDougall, John P Watson, John L
Douglass, James McFadgen, Nathan Wolfe, Frederick J
Doyle, Joseph B McLandburg, Henry J Wollam, Hansom M
Dunlap, Edward C Miller, Frederick Worley, John
Ewing, Samuel H Miller, Henry R Wright, Henry
Fairbanks, Joseph Moxley, Kendrick P  
Findley, John Nicholas, Andrew J  
Findley, William Nichols, Milton H  
Fister, Frederick Ott, Benjamin  
Focke, Frederick K Phillips, James H  
Franklin, Asahel R Phillips, John C  
Goff, Nimrod D Pinkerton, Richard P  
Gorsuch, John Poindexter, Frank H  
Graves, James Price, Andrew J  
Gunther, George Pross, Lawrence  
Gunther, John Purdum, Amos  
Guy, Erastus Raper, John T  
Haas, John Rennick, Allison  

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