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Ohioans Buried at Rebel Prison of Andersonville, GA
Surnames Beginning M through Q

Extracted by
Carol Willsey Bell
Youngstown, OH

 

The following records are from A List of the Union Soldiers Buried at Andersonville by Dorence Atwater (New York, 1890). Mr. Atwater tells an interesting story of his capture in July 1863 and his subsequent imprisonment at Andersonville, where he was paroled and worked as a clerk in Surgeon J. W. White's office to keep a daily record of deaths of all Federal prisoners of war. Mr. Atwater made another copy of the death record and smuggled it out of Andersonville with the intention of having it published. He took the list to Washington, presented it to the Government on the promise that it would be copied and made available to interested families. The Government did not publish the lists as agreed and Mr. Atwater was arrested and court-martialed and sentenced to prison at Auburn, New York. He spent two months of his 18-month sentence before receiving a presidential pardon. Upon his release, he privately published the lists, a portion of which is copied below. The lists are arranged by states in rough alphabetical order, giving grave number, soldier's name, regiment and company, date and cause of death. It should be noted that in many cases the year of death is not given in this list and the time period covered is not fully explained in the introduction. It may be assumed that the majority of deaths occurred in 1864 and 1865 the time period when Mr. Atwater was imprisoned.

 

Further information may be obtained in most cases from the "Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866" which is in 12 volumes.

 


 

Grave No. Name Regiment-Company Died Cause
8838 MACKRILL, R. 50-I 15 Sep Scorbutus
3290 MAHIN, B. 51-I 13 Jul Dysentery
3104 MALONE, L. B. 7 Cav-L 10 Jul Diarrhea
575 MALONE, R. J. 40-H 16 Apr Diarrhea
2139 MALONEY, A. 4-H 18 Jun Dysentery
96 MALSBRAV, Asa 40 Cav-A 22 Mar Fever
6026 MANAHAN, Thomas 24-D 18 Aug Diarrhea
9659 MANLEY, J. 7-M 04 Sep Scorbutus
8885 MANLIG, S. 60-A 16 Sep Diarrhea
5777 MANSEN, W. 9-G 15 Aug Bronchitis
11400 MARK, J. 135-B 24 Oct Scorbutus
4040 MARSHALL, T. 21-G 26 Jul Dysentery
4789 MARTIN, D. 3 Cav-L 05 Aug Scorbutus
11936 MARTIN, F. 10 Cav-A 14 Oct Scorbutus
1930 MARTIN, G. 105-F 14 Jun Anasarca
12875 MARTIN, M. 135-B 16 Mar 1865 Diarrhea
11200 MARTIN, W. 15-A 20 Oct Scorbutus
7133 MASON, J. 45-D 28 Aug Scorbutus
2290 MASSEY, J. C. 33-A 21 Jun Diarrhea (Note from submitter: Per copy of the 33rd Reg., Co. A - Private John C. Massie; entered service 30 Aug 1861 at age 22; captured ___; died 21 Jun 1864 in Andersonville.)
3491 MASTER, J. 13-A 17 Jul Diarrhea (Note from submitter: Per copy of the 13th Reg., Co. A - Private Joseph Mosser; entered service 04 Jun 1861 at age 36; captured at battle of ____; died 17 Jul 1864 in Andersonville.)
1849 MASTERS, Samuel 17-I 11 Jun Anasarca
9348 MAXWELL, P. 12-A 20 Sep Diarrhea
8385 MAYMER, R. 68-D 10 Sep Fever
5738 McCABE, H. 42-C 15 Jul Diarrhea
6478 McCABE, J. 66-C 22 Aug Scorbutus
8408 McCABE, J. 70-C 11 Sep Scorbutus
4591 McCANN, A. 33-C 03 Aug Dysentery (Note from submitter: Per copy of the 33rd Reg., I do not find an A. McCann. There is a Private William McConn who entered service 20 Aug 1861 at age 20; POW; died 03 Aug 1864 in Rebel Prison at Danville, VA.)
6063 McCLAIR, P. M. 27-A 18 Aug Dysentery
2075 McCLING, B. 7 Cav-I 17 Jun Diarrhea
2667 McCLOUD, A. 35-G 29 Jun Diarrhea
9241 McCOMB, J. A. 14-K 19 Sep Scorbutus
880 McCORMICK, J. W. E. 33-B 04 May Fever (Note from submitter: Per copy of the 33rd Reg., Co. B - Private Jacob W. E. McCormick; entered service 18 Aug 1861 at age 18; captured 20 Sep 1863 at battle of Chickamauga, GA; died 04 May 1864 in Andersonville.)
6841 McCORMICK, W. P. 2-G 25 Aug Diarrhea
6852 McCOY, J. B. 98-A 26 Aug Dysentery
6920 McDELL, William 89-K 26 Aug Dysentery
12535 McDONALD, H. H. Citizen 27 Jan 1865 Diarrhea
7108 McDONALD, J. 99-H 28 Aug Diarrhea
11136 McELROY, John 92-B 18 Oct Scorbutus
2743 McFARLAND, L. 2-I 01 Jul Diarrhea
12872 McGRATH, D. 115-G 15 Mar 1865 Scorbutus
6055 McHUGH, W. S. -- D 18 Aug Cerebitis
2806 McINNESS, A. 45-B 03 Jul Diarrhea
5883 McINTOSH, D. 50-D 16 Aug Diarrhea
10081 McINTOSH, William 23-I 30 Sep Scorbutus
6040 McKEE, James 51-A 18 Aug Debilitas
141 McKEEVER, James 8-G 24 Mar Scorbutus
4298 McKELL, M. J. 89-D 20 Jul Anasarca
444 McKINDRY, M. 7-I 09 Apr Diarrhea
1262 McKNIGHT, H. 11-G 21 May Diarrhea
9996 McMILLAN, J. F. 123-A 18 Sep Diarrhea
1283 McMUNNY, George 21-G 22 May Diarrhea
11341 McQUILKIN, F. 1-I 23 Oct Scorbutus
6855 McSORLEY, D. 49-F 26 Aug Diarrhea
988 MEEK, David 111-K 10 May Diarrhea
4252 MEEK, J. 19-E 29 Jul Dysentery
8021 MEEK, Robert 111-K 06 Sep Scorbutus
66 METCALF, Milo R. 100-E 19 Mar Fever
165 MICKEY, Samuel 4-E 26 Mar Diarrhea
9039 MILLER, C. 28-I 17 Sep Scorbutus
3748 MILLER, E. 4-E 21 Jul Diarrhea
11814 MILLER, J. 135-I 04 Nov Scorbutus
8726 MILLER, Samuel 135-F 14 Sep Scorbutus
2682 MILLER, T. 4 Cav-A 20 Jun Dysentery
12717 MILLHOLAND, R. 183-B 01 Mar 1865 Diarrhea
12054 MILLS, G. W. 60-F 16 Nov Debilitas
3137 MINSHALL, R. 45-C 10 Jul Anasarca
3122 MITCHELL, C. 1-K 10 Jul Diarrhea
412 MITCHELL, J. 120-F 07 Apr Diarrhea
2991 MITCHELL, James 17-D 07 Jul Anasarca
9867 MITCHELL, R. C. 10 Cav - 27 Sep Scorbutus
2150 MITCHELL, W. H. 34-D 18 Jun Diarrhea
10517 MONTGOMERY, J. 2-G 08 Oct Scorbutus
4361 MOONEY, James 50-D 31 Jul Diarrhea
8236 MOOR, D. D. 2-A 09 Sep Diarrhea
1630 MOORE, Charles 19-H 05 Jun Diarrhea
12050 MOORE, R. F. 101-C 16 Nov Scorbutus
  MOORE, Silas 33-K 02 Aug 1864 (Note from submitter: This person was not included on listing but per the copy of 33rd Reg. Roll of Honor and Co. K - he was a Corporal; entered service 14 Sep 1861 at age 27; died 02 Aug 1864 in Andersonville.)
8688 MOORE, T. H. 59-C 13 Sep Scorbutus
113 MOORE, T. J. 2-D 23 Mar Pneumonia
10106 MORAIS, William 135-F 30 Sep Diarrhea
7136 MORE, John H. 60-D 28 Aug Dysentery
8482 MORENS, H. 51-A 11 Sep Scorbutus
10064 MORGAN, R. O. 12 Cav-H 30 Sept Diarrhea
2873 MORLATT, Joseph 5-K 04 Jul Scorbutus
4421 MORRIS, C. E. 11-H 31 Jul Scorbutus
7896 MORRIS, J. 105-A 05 Sep Diarrhea
12184 MORRISON, J. H. 21-H 28 Nov Scorbutus
4657 MOSIER, P. 7-E 03 Aug Diarrhea
2471 MULLIN, J. 65-K 25 Jun Anasarca
215 MURPHEY, John 7 Cav-B 28 Mar Diarrhea
984 MUSSER, D. 45-B 09 May Diarrhea
4199 MYER, C. 21-I 29 Jul Diarrhea
10563 MYER, L., blacksmith 1-A 09 Oct Diarrhea
8044 MYERS, A. 5-I 06 Sep Wounds
7515 MYERS, L. H. 135-B 01 Sep Scorbutus
2328 NASH, C. D. 45-B 22 May Diarrhea
983 NEAL, John 45-C 09 May Diarrhea
5897 NEFF, B. 95-H 16 Aug Diarrhea
10584 NEIDER, S. 89-G 10 Oct Dysentery
4994 NELSON, J. 1 Cav-K 07 Aug Scorbutus
7103 NELSON, Thomas 1 Cav -- 28 Aug Diarrhea
  NICKEY, Samuel 45 -- 26 Mar 1864 Diarrhea (Note: This entry was handwritten onto listing. No grave number shown.)
2183 NIVER, Edward 3 Cav-I 19 Jun Diarrhea
11448 NORMAN, G. L. 135-B 25 Oct Scorbutus
12815 NORRIS, E. J. 102-K 25 Mar 1865 Diarrhea
11012 NOTT, H. 153-H 16 Oct Diarrhea
11349 O'BRIEN, John 2-D 23 Oct Scorbutus
12024 O'CONNOR, F. 103-F 15 Nov Diarrhea
4552 O'NEIL, James 126-F 02 Aug Dysentery
12429 OLINGER, J. 63-F 10 Dec 1865 Scorbutus
12247 OLIVER, J. 122-C 08 Dec Scorbutus
12835 ORNIG, J. B. 101-I 07 Apr 1865 Diarrhea
2245 OSTRANDER, E. W. 100-A 20 Jun Diarrhea
2442 OTT, C. 51-C 25 Jun Diarrhea
7399 PALMER, F. G. 2 Cav-D 31 Aug Diarrhea
6984 PALMER, Samuel 135-I 27 Aug Diarrhea
9327 PARKER, J. 40-H 20 Sep Scorbutus
5377 PARKER, W. 124-H 11 Aug Scorbutus
724 PARKER, William E. 45-H 25 Apr Fever
8753 PARKER, Z. 124-E 14 Sep Diarrhea
10056 PARKS, E. F. 36-D 30 Sep Scorbutus
9111 PARKS, J. W. 6 Cav-G 18 Sep Scorbutus
6463 PARLICE, George W. 94-- 22 Aug Scorbutus
7519 PATTEN, W. 21-D 01 Sep Pneumonia
11453 PATTERSON, F. 28 Cav-F 25 Oct Scorbutus
7724 PAYNE, J. 89-E 03 Sep Diarrhea
7021 PEASE, G. E. 10 Cav-I 27 Aug Diarrhea
12038 PEASLEY, J. 65-H 16 Nov Scorbutus
7329 PELTERSEN, F. 113-G 30 Aug Wounds
913 PENNY, A. 59-C 06 May Diarrhea
4020 PERKINS, W. B. 89-G 26 Jul Scorbutus
9470 PERRIN, G. 3-B 21 Sep Diarrhea
5426 PERRIN, N. 72-A 12 Aug Diarrhea
2692 PHENIX, A. H. 21-H 20 Jun Scorbutus
8288 PHILLIPS, H. 33-I 09 Sep Scorbutus (Note from submitter: Per copy of the 33rd Reg., Co. I - Private Nathan Phillips; entered service 10 Sep 1861 at age 18; captured 20 Sep 1863 at battle of Chickamauga, GA; died 09 Sep 1864 in Andersonville.)
3555 PIERCE, H. 100-A 18 Jul Diarrhea
7644 PIERCE, W. 75-H 03 Sep Diarrhea
7384 PIERSON, J. 125-B 31 Aug Scorbutus
5190 PIFFER, G. 123-A 09 Aug Fever
3391 PILE, Wilson 33-F 16 Jul Scorbutus (Note from submitter: Per copy of 33rd Reg., Co. F - Corporal Wilson Piles; entered service 25 Aug 1861 at age 20; died 11 Apr 1864 in Andersonville.)
11221 PINER, E. A. 23-B 20 Oct Scorbutus
8620 PINERT, F. 21-C 13 Sep Diarrhea
9768 PIPENBRING, George 13-K 25 Sep Scorbutus (Note from submitter: Per copy of 33rd Reg., Co. K - Sergeant George Piepinbring/Prepenbring; entered service 26 Jun 1861 at age 31; appointed from Corporal ___; died 25 Sep 1864 in Andersonville; grave 9768.)
12645 PIPER, I. 64-F 13 Feb 1865 Diarrhea
7157 PLUNKET, M. 124-E 29 Aug Diarrhea
12551 POISTAN, J. 183-F 29 Jan 1865 Scorbutus
12040 PORTER, W. C. 40-H 16 Nov Scorbutus
6717 POST, J. 1 Art - D 24 Aug Diarrhea
6589 POTTER, H. 72-E 23 Aug Debilitas
8109 POTTS, James 122-E 07 Sep Dysentery
8534 POWELL, F. 9-G 12 Sep Scorbutus
12352 POWERS, J. 21-K 28 Dec Scorbutus
11779 PRESHALL, J. A. 116-A 03 Nov Scorbutus
9822 PRESTON, William 34-MI-B 27 Sep Diarrhea
9 PRICE, Barney 45-I 05 Apr Smallpox
8597 PROR, A. M. 135 Cav-B 12 Sep Scorbutus
11676 PROUSE, P. I. 1-I 30 Oct Scorbutus
1326 PROUTY, William 9 Cav-L 24 May Diarrhea
7701 PRUSER, H. 1-B 03 Sep Diarrhea
6690 PULLEN, Samuel 33-B 24 Aug Diarrhea (Note from submitter: Per copy of the 33rd Reg., Co B; - Corporal Samuel Pullen; entered service 18 Sep 1861 at age 21; captured 20 Sep 1863 at battle of Chickamauga, GA; appointed Corporal 01 Jan 1864; died 24 Aug 1864 in Andersonville.)
7368 PURCELL, John 72-D 31 Aug Diarrhea
65 PUSEY, James 45-H 19 Mar Fever
  PYLE, William M. 33-F 17 Apr 1864 (Note from submitter: This person not included on listing but per copy of 33rd Reg. Roll of Honor and Co. F - he was a Private; entered service 28 Sep 1861 at age 22; died 17 Apr 1864 in Andersonville.)

 


Notes from Shirley Houk (submitter): Although the extractor, Carol Willsey Bell, recorded most of the names by grave number within the letter of the alphabet, I have chosen to alphabetize for this posting. The advantage of being recorded per numerical grave number as it will on occasion help to determine the year of death. It appears most of the 1865 deaths were recorded with the year; thus, if you find review grave numbers along with an 1865 record you may be able to determine year of death for a particular person. Per a history of Andersonville, POWs began arriving at the Camp in late Feb 1864. A definition of some of the more obsolete diseases is below. I have roster copies of the 13th and 33rd Regiments; thus, I have added information on men from those regiments to this document. My personal thanks to Carol Bell for extracting and sharing this listing.

Definition of Causes:
Anasarca - Generalized, massive, intractable oedema. Oedema - Fluid (water) retention, may be due to heart of kidney failure.
Catarrh - Inflammation of a mucous membrane, especially of the air passages of the head and throat, with a copious discharge of sticky mucus.
Cathisnetics - Can find no definition.
Debilitas - I assume this is "debility" - Lack of movement or staying in bed.
Enteritis - Inflammation of the bowels.
Ictus solis - May mean sunstroke. Ictus - Fit (convulsion), sudden pulsation or stroke.
Marasmus - Malnutrition
Phthisis - Pulmonary tuberculosis.
Scorbutus - Scurvy
Ulcus - Ulcer

 

 


 

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