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 (www.ohiocivilwar.com) and Dyer’s Compendium ("A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer):
HistoryOrganized 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