Shelby Area
Civil War Veterans of
The Sherman Brigade
 
Richland County - Shelby Chapter
of The Ohio Genealogical Society
Ohio Sixty-Fourth & Sixty-Fifth Regiments
 
The Ohio Sixty- Fourth and Sixty- Fifth Regiments of the Volunteer
Veteran Infantry (The Sherman Brigade) were organized at Camp Buckingham,
in Mansfield, Ohio, and mustered in November 9, 1861. They then moved
to Louisville, Ky., on December 14, 1861; then on to Bardstown, Ky., on
December 25, 1861. Company H of the Sixty - fourth was comprised
mainly of men who volunteered or were recruited from the Shelby area.
 

 
The Sherman Brigade participated in the following battles,
sieges and skirmishes:
           
Battle - Shiloh, Tennessee - April 7, 1862
Siege - Corinth, Mississippi - May, 1862
Battle - Stone River, Tennessee - Dec. 31, 1862
Battle - Chickamauga, Tennessee - Sept. 18, 19, & 20, 1863
Battle - Mission Ridge, Tennessee - Nov. 25, 1863
Battle - Rocky Face Ridge, Georgia - May 9, 1864
Battle - Resaca, Georgia - May 14 & 15, 1864
Battle - New Hope, Georgia - May 25, 1864
Battle - Muddy Creek, Georgia - June 18, 1864
Battle - Culp's Farm, Georgia - June 23, 1864
Battle - Kennesaw Mt., Georgia - June 27, 1864
Battle - Peach Tree Creek, Georgia - July 20, 1864
Battle - Atlanta, Georgia - July 22, 1864
Siege - Atlanta, Georgia - July 22 to Aug. 25, 1864
Battle - Jonesboro, Georgia - Sept. 1, 1864
Skirmish - Lovejoy Station, Georgia - Sept. 3, 1864
Battle - Spring Hill, Tennessee - Nov. 9, 1864
Battle - Franklin, Tennessee - Nov. 30, 1864
Battle - Nashville, Tennessee - Dec. 15 & 16, 1864
 
The Sherman Brigade was mustered out December 3, 1865, after the close of the war.
 
 
Additional Information &
Some Shelby Area Veteran Photos
 
 
Sixty-Fourth Regiment of Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Company H - Roster *

 Name

Rank Age When Enlisted  Term Comments

Charles R. Lord 

Captain  27 Oct. 3, 1861  3 yrs Appointed Nov.30,1861, Resigned Jan. 3, 1863 

Christian M. Gowing 

Captain 18 Oct. 19, 1861 3 yrs Appointed Corporal Apr. 22, 1863, Capt. Mar. 18, 1865, mustered out with company Dec. 3, 1865

David Cummins 

Captain  22 Oct. 19, 1861 3 yrs Appointed 1st Sergeant Dec. 4, 1861, Capt. Nov. 3, 1864, - wounded June 18, 1864 in battle of Muddy Creek, Ga. - resigned Oct. 29, 1864.

William McDowell

2nd Lt.
28 Oct. 26, 1861 3 yrs Appointed Nov. 30, 1861, resigned Nov. 16, 1862 

Daniel Howe 

2nd Lt.  23 Oct. 26, 1861 3 yrs Appointed Sergeant Dec 4, 1861, 2nd Lt. April 1, 1863, wounded Sept. 20, 1863, in the battle of Chickamauga, Ga., mustered out on Feb. 22, 1865 

Samuel B. Libey 

 1st Sergeant  21  Oct. 11, 1861   3 yrs  Appointed Corporal Dec. 4, 1861,  1st Sergeant ? , missing in action Nov. 30, 1864 in the battle of Franklin, Tenn., no further record.

William A. Ritchey 

Sergeant 26 Oct. 19, 1861  3 yrs Appointed Dec. 4, 1861, wounded Dec., 31, 1862, in the battle of Stone River, Tenn., May 14, 1864, in the battle of Resaca, Ga., mustered out Oct. 19, 1864, at Columbus, Ohio 

William Fletcher 

Sergeant 27 Oct. 12, 1861  3 yrs Appointed Dec. 4, 1861, died Nov. 27, 1863, in hospital at Nashville, Tenn. 

Daniel Hart 

Sergeant 25 Oct. 12, 1861  3 yrs Appointed Dec. 4, 1861, discharged Mar. 27, 1863, at Cincinnati, Ohio on surgeon's certificate of disability. 

Truman S. Raymond 

 Sergeant  28  Oct. 19, 1861   3 yrs  Appointed Corporal Dec. 4, 1861, Sergeant, July 29, 1864, mustered out with company Dec. 4, 1865.

John Kingsborough

Sergeant 47 Oct. 12, 1861   3 yrs Appointed Corporal July 29, 1864, Sergeant July 1, 1865, wounded Dec. 16, 1864, in the battle of Nashville, Tenn., mustered out with company Dec. 3, 1865 

Francis M. Trago 

 Sergeant 25  Oct. 28, 1861   3 yrs  Appointed Corporal July 1, 1862, Sergeant Apr. 2, 1864 killed July 20, 1864, in the battle of Peachtree Creek, Ga.

Henry A. Shatzer 

Sergeant  20  Oct. 18, 1861   3 yrs  Appointed Corporal Apr. 2, 1863, Sergeant July 29, 1864, wounded in the battle of Stone River, Tenn., May 14, 1864 in the battle of Resaca, Ga. discharged Jan. 3, 1866 at Columbus, O.

William Shearer 

 Sergeant 20 Nov. 20, 1861 3 yrs  Appointed Corporal July 29, 1864, Sergeant Feb. 1, 1865, mustered out with company Dec. 3, 1865.

Jonas Cavit

Corporal  20 Feb. 27, 1864 3 yrs  Appointed Feb. 1, 1865 mustered out with the company Dec. 3, 1865.

James Sheckler 

 Corporal 26  Oct. 22, 1861 3 yrs  Appointed Feb. 1, 1865, discharged Oct. 28, 1862, at Nashville, Tenn. on surgeon's certificate, re-enlisted Feb. 15, 1864, mustered out with company Dec. 3, 1865.

George H. Smith 

Corporal 18 Nov. 9, 1861 3 yrs Appointed Nov. 12, 1864, wounded June 16, 1864, near Lost Mountain, Ga. mustered out with company Dec. 3, 1865 

Levi Shearer 

Corporal 18 Nov. 4, 1861 3 yrs Appointed Apr. 22, 1863, captured Sept. 20, 1863, in battle at Chickamauga, Ga., died Nov. 12, 1864 in rebel prison at Richmond, Va. 

John W. Hahn

 Corporal 18  Oct. 19, 1861 3 yrs  Appointed Apr. 22, 1863, wounded May 9, 1864, in battle of Rocky Face Ridge, Ga., mustered out Oct. 20, 1864 at Columbus, Ohio on expiration of term.
William A. Flora

Corporal
 21

Oct. 19, 1861

3 yrs

 Appointed Nov. 12, 1864, wounded Nov. 30, 1864, in battle of Franklin, Tenn., mustered out with company Dec. 3, 1865.

Jacob Landis

Corporal 21 Oct. 26, 1861 3 yrs  Appointed Dec. 4, 1861, died Nov. 19, 1862, at Bowling Green, Ky.

John Cline 

Corporal  24 Oct. 26, 1861 3 yrs  Appointed Dec. 4, 1861, transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, Sept. 21, 1863.

Jacob Miller 

Corporal  21 Oct. 15, 1861 3 yrs  Appointed Dec. 4, 1861, died July 18, 1862 at Cincinnati, Ohio.

James Madden 

Corporal 48 Oct. 26, 1861 3 yrs  Appointed Dec. 4, 1861, mustered out Dec. 10, 1864 at Nashville, Tenn. at expiration of term of service.

Robert B. Mickey 

Corporal  20 Oct. 15, 1861 3 yrs Appointed Sept. 4, 1861, discharged June 25, 1862 at Town Creek, Ala. on surgeon's certificate of disability. 

George W. Burgan 

Corporal  18 Nov. 14, 1861 3 yrs Wounded and captured Sept. 19, 1863 in battle of Chickamauga, Ga., mustered out Dec. 10, 1864 at Nashville, Tenn. on expiration of term of service. 
Esau Bloom

Corporal
 23

Oct. 15, 1861

3 yrs

 Appointed Dec. 4, 1861, wounded June 27, 1864, in battle of Kennesaw Mountain, Ga. transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, Apr. 4, 1865, discharged Nov. 11, 1865.
Frank Ashley

Corporal
 26

Nov. 4, 1861

3 yrs

 Appointed May 1, 1865, mustered out with company Dec. 3, 1865.

William M. Hahn

Musician 16 Feb. 15, 1864 3 yrs  Wounded Aug. 3, 1864, near Atlanta, Ga., discharged Sept. 12, 1865, at New Orleans, La., on surgeon's certificate of disability.
Leonard H. Abbott

Private
 23

Oct. 8, 1862

9 mo

Drafted, mustered out Aug. 5, 1863, at Hillsboro, Tenn., on expiration of term of service.

William Butler 

Private  37  Oct. 7, 1864  1 yr Substitute, became insane near Pulaski, Tenn. Nov. 1864, wandered away from regiment and was not heard of for 25 years, when he returned to his home in Ohio. 

Hugh C. Brownlee 

Private 24 Oct. 8, 1862  9mo Drafted, mustered out Aug. 5, 1863 at Hillsboro, Tenn. on expiration of term of service. 

Jacob S. Bloom 

Private 20 Feb. 10, 1864  3 yrs Wounded May 9, 1864 in battle of Rocky Face Ridge, Ga. discharged June 15, 1864 at Louisville, Ky on surgeon's certificate of disability. 

John Bear 

Private 30 Apr. 4, 1865  1 yr  Discharged Sept. 18, 1865 at St Louis,, Mo. on surgeon's certificate of disability. 

Robert Butterworth 

Private 18 Nov. 2, 1861 3yrs  No further record. 

Abraham Bissell 

Private 44  Nov. 4, 1861  3yrs  Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps., Dec. 19, 1863. 

Henry A. Beelman 

Private 21 Oct. 5, 1861  3yrs Discharged Mar. 27, 1862 at Nashville, Tenn. on surgeon's certificate of disability. 

Abraham Bretz 

 Private 23  Oct. 26, 1861  3yrs  Killed Dec. 31, 1862 in battle of Stone River, Tenn.

Sargent Brownlee 

Private 19 Nov. 2, 1861 3yrs  Discharged Aug. 5, 1862 at Stevenson, Ala. on surgeon's certificate of disability.

Allen Clark

Private 30 Oct. 8, 1862  9 mo Drafted, mustered out Aug. 5, 1863 at Hillsboro, Tenn. on expiration of term of service. 

Joseph Clark 

Private 28 Oct. 8, 1862  9 mo  Drafted, mustered out Aug. 5, 1863 at Hillsboro, Tenn. on expiration of term of service.

Belosty Clark 

Private 38 Oct. 8, 1862   9 mo Drafted, mustered out Aug. 5, 1863 at Hillsboro, Tenn. on expiration of term of service. 

Henry Caldwell 

Private 26 Nov. 5, 1861  3 yrs No further record. 

John A. Christopher

Private  21 Sept. 21, 1864 1 yr Drafted, mustered out June 26, 1865 at Louisville, Ky. 

Timothy Clorin 

Private 40  Nov. 8, 1861  3 yrs  Discharged Jan. 31, 1864, at Chattanooga, Tenn. on surgeon's certificate of disability. 

David H. Collins 

Private 43 Oct. 19, 1861  3 yrs Discharged Nov. 14, 1862 at Silver Springs, Tenn. 

Elias Conter 

Private 27 Oct. 15, 1861  3 yrs 3 yrs no further record. 

Ezekiel Cox 

Private 19 Oct. 8, 1862 9 mo  Drafted mustered out Aug. 6 1863 at Hillsboro, Tenn. on expiration of term of service.

Andrew J. Cummins 

Private 18  Feb. 22, 1864  3 yrs Died Aug. 16, 1864 at Vining Station, Ga. of wounds received June 12, 1864 near Ackworth, Ga. 

George W. Cummins 

Private 17 Oct. 19, 1861  3 yrs Wounded Sept. 20, 1863 in battle of Chickamauga, Tenn. mustered out Dec. 10, 1864 at Nashville, Tenn. on expiration of term of service. 

James G. Curran 

Private 35 Oct. 26, 1861  3 yrs  Killed Dec. 31, 1862 in battle of Stone River, Tenn. 

William Daugherty 

Private 29 Oct. 28, 1861 3 yrs  Discharged Sept. 24, 1862 at Columbus, Ohio on surgeon's certificate of disability. 

Elijah T. Dunham 

Private 18 Oct. 15, 1861  3 yrs  Missing Nov. 29, 1864 in battle of Spring Hill, Tenn. no further record. 

Ezra Eckis

Private 27 Oct. 22, 1861  3 yrs  Discharged May 27, 1862 at St. Louis, Mo. on surgeon's certificate of disability. 

Reuben Eicher 

Private 18 Feb. 25, 1864  3 yrs  Discharged Oct. 28, 1864 at camp Dennison, Ohio on surgeon's certificate of disability. 

Callister Falls 

Private 25 Sept. 26, 1864  1 yr  Drafted, mustered out June 26, 1865 at Louisville, Ky. 

John H. Feasel 

Private 43 Sept. 26, 1864  1 yr Drafted mustered out June 16, 1865 at Nashville, Tenn. 

Jonas Feighner  

Private 18 Feb. 18, 1864  3 yrs   Discharged Jan 3, 1866 at Columbus, Ohio.

William Finical 

Private 18 Nov. 2 1861  3 yrs  Died Feb. 23, 1862 at Munfordville, Ky. 

George A. Galloway 

Private 18 Oct. 13, 1864  1 yr  Substitute, mustered out Oct. 13, 1865 at Victoria, Tex. on expiration of term of service. 

Cyrus J. Garrett 

Private 18 Nov. 28, 1861  3 yrs  Discharged on surgeon's certificate of disability. 

David Gesz 

Private 18  Nov. 11, 1861 3 yrs  Killed Dec. 31, 1862 in battle of Stone River, Tenn. 

Elias L. Gowing 

Private 19 Oct. 22, 1861  3 yrs  Discharged Apr. 30, 1863 at Cincinnati, Ohio on surgeon's certificate of disability. 

Manuel Gunsaulus 

Private 44 Oct. 8, 1862  9 mo  Drafted mustered out Aug. 5, 1863 at Hillsboro, Tenn. on expiration of term of service. 

Henry Hatch 

Private 22 Nov. 6, 1861   3 yrs  No further record. 

George Hollenbaugh 

Private 30 Nov. 23, 1861  3 yrs Died Mar. 16, 1862 at Lebanon, Ky. 

Richard T. Howell 

Private 24 Sept. 26, 1864  1 yr  Drafted, mustered out June 16, 1865 at Nashville, Tenn. 

John A. Irwin 

Private 20  Oct. 8, 1862  9 mo Drafted mustered out Aug. 5, 1863 at Hillsboro, Tenn. on expiration of term of service. 

Horace Kendall  

Private 17  Oct. 22, 1861  3 yrs  Discharged Dec. 17, 1861 at Mansfield, Ohio on surgeon's certificate of disability. 

John R. King 

Private 17  Oct. 22, 1861  3 yrs No further record. 

Harrison Ladon 

Private 22 Oct. 8, 1862  9 mo  Drafted, mustered out Aug. 5, 1863 at Hillsboro, Tenn. 

David A. Long 

Private 43  Sept. 27, 1864  1 yr  Drafted, Killed Nov. 29, 1864 in battle of Spring Hill, Tenn. 

Daniel S. Marvin

Private 30  Oct. 12, 1861  3 yrs  Discharged Jan. 27, 1863 at camp near Murfreeboro, Tenn. on account of wounds recieved Dec. 31, 1862 in the battle of Stone River, Tenn. 

Samuel May 

Private 17 Nov. 4, 1861  3 yrs   Died Jue 3, 1864 of wounds received May 9, 1864 in the battle of Rocky Face Ridge, Ga.

James McConnell 

Private 27 Oct. 21, 1861  3 yrs  Killed May 9, 1864 in battle of Rocky Face Ridge, Ga.  

Josiah McConnell 

Private 18 Oct. 8, 1862  9 mo 
Drafted, mustered out Aug. 5, 1863 at Hillsboro, Tenn. 

Robert McDowell 

Private  25 Oct. 26, 1861 3 yrs  Died April 10, 1862 at Columbia, Tenn. 

Jacob Melchior 

Private 41  Oct. 23, 1861  3 yrs  Missing Sept. 7, 1864 near Atlanta, Ga. supposed to have been captured. 

James F. Meeks 

Private 27   Oct. 8, 1864  1 yr Substitute Mustered out Oct. 8, 1865 at Victoria, Tex. on expiration of term of service. 

Jacob Miller 

Private 26  Oct. 15, 1864  1 yr   Substitute Captured Nov. 30, 1864 in battle of Franklin, Tenn. Died Feb. 4, 1865 in rebel prison at Cahaba, Ala.

Jacob Miller  

Private 26 Dec. 2, 1861  3 yrs   Died Jan. 13, 1862 at Bardstown, Ky.

James M. Moody 

Private  19 Oct. 22, 1861  3 yrs  Mustered out Dec. 10, 1864 at Nashville, Tenn. on expiration of term of service.

William Moor 

Private  25 Nov. 16, 1861  3 yrs  Discharged Mar 27, 1862 at Nashville, Tenn. on surgeon's certificate of disability. 

John W. Packer 

Private  18 Oct. 21, 1861  3 yrs  Died Feb. 11, 1863 at Murfreesboro, Tenn. of wounds received Dec. 31, 1862 in the battle of Stone River, Tenn.

Moses Rambo 

Private   41 Feb. 27, 1864  3 yrs  Discharged - May 29, 1865 at Camp Dennison, Ohio. 

Andrew Reed 

Private   21 Oct. 26, 1861  3 yrs  Mustered out Dec. 10, 1864 at Nashville, Tenn. on expiration of term of service. 

David Rhinehart 

Private  19 Apr. 4, 1865  1 yr  Discharged Sept. 18, 1865 at St. Louis, Mo. on surgeon's certificate of disability. 

George Ringer 

Private  52  Oct. 26, 1861 3 yrs Discharged Dec. 2, 1862 at Louisville, Ky. on surgeon's certificate of disability. 

Thomas McA. Ritchey 

Private  24 Oct. 16, 1861 3 yrs   Discharged Sept. 22, 1862 at Nashville, Tenn. on surgeon's certificate of disability.

Byron H. Ross 

Private   22  Oct. 26, 1861  3 yrs  Discharged Apr. 4, 1863 at Nashville, Tenn. on surgeon's certificate of disability.

Jacob P. Roush

Private 18  Feb. 9, 1864  3 yrs   Wounded Nov. 30, 1864 in battle of Franklin, Tenn. mustered out with company Dec. 3, 1865.

Daniel Ruhl 

Private 26  Oct. 26, 1861  3 yrs  Wounded Sept. 10, 1863 in battle of Chickamauga, Ga. mustered out Dec. 10, 1864 at Nashville, Tenn. on expiration of term of service. 

Peter Ryan 

Private  29 Oct. 15, 1861  3 yrs Discharged Dec. 2, 1862 at Nashville, Tenn. on surgeon's certificate of disability. 

William Schiller 

Private  29 Oct. 7, 1864  1 yr  Substitute - mustered out Oct. 8, 1865 at Victoria, Tex. on expiration of term of service. 

Jacob Schaffner 

Private  44 Feb. 13, 1864  3 yrs   Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps Mar. 24, 1865.

Christian P. Shatzer 

Private  18 Feb.25, 1864  3 yrs   No further record.

Jeremiah Shatzer 

Private  22 Nov. 28, 1861  3 yrs   Discharged Aug. 15, 1862 at Columbus, Ohio on surgeon's certificate of disability.

John Shellhouse

Private  25 Feb. 27, 1864  3 yrs    Discharged Sept. 15, 1865 at St. Louis, Mo. on surgeon's certificate of disability.

Thomas Sherrick 

Private  19 Oct. 18, 1861  3 yrs   Mustered out Dec. 10, 1864 at Nashville, Tenn. on expiration of term of service.

Thomas Shinck 

Private  19 Oct. 18, 1861 3 yrs   Discharged Feb. 21, 1865 at Camp Dennison, Ohio on surgeon's certificate of disability.

Aaron Sigler 

Private 37 Dec. 2, 1861  3 yrs  Discharged May 6, 1862 at Corinth, Miss. on surgeon's certificate of disability.

Abraham F. Solomon 

Private  32  Oct. 22, 1861  3 yrs   Killed May 9, 1864 in the battle of Rocky Face Ridge, Ga.

Hiram M. Standish 

Private  27 Sept. 27, 1864   1 yr  Drafted - Captured Nov. 30, 1864 in the battle of Franklin, Tenn. no further record. 

Henry B. Steele 

Private  30 Oct. 23, 1861  3 yrs   Wounded May 9, 1864 in the battle of Rocky Face Ridge, Ga. mustered out with company Dec. 3, 1865.

Henry Stoll 

Private  28 Oct. 7, 1864  1 yr   Substitute - mustered out Oct. 16, 1865 at New Orleans, La. on expiration of term of service.

John Strickler

Private  20  Oct. 26, 1861  3 yrs  Died Mar. 4, 1862 at Stanford, Ky. 

John P. Thompson 

Private 18 Feb. 26, 1864  3 yrs   Mustered out with company Dec. 3, 1865.

Samuel A. Trago 

Private  35  Nov. 7, 1861  3 yrs   Wounded June 18, 1864 in action at Muddy Creek, Ga. transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps.Mar. 31, 1865.

William Tucker 

Private  20  Oct. 25, 1861  3 yrs  Discharged June 28, 1862 at St. Louis, Mo. on surgeon's certificate of disability. 

Alvarado Turbett 

Private  18  Apr. 4, 1865  3 yrs  Discharged Sept. 11, 1865 at St. Louis, Mo. on surgeon's certificate of disability. 

George Turbett

Private  18  Feb. 26, 1864  3 yrs  Mustered out with company Dec. 3, 1865. 

Samuel Turbett 

Private  20 Apr. 4, 1865   1 yr   In hospital Aug. 30, 1863 no further record.

Edward Von Draeben 

Private  26 Oct. 21, 1864 1 yr   Substitute - Died Feb. 1, 1865 at Nashville, Tenn. of wounds received Nov. 29, 1864 in the battle of Spring Hill, Tenn.

Jacob Waidler 

Private  18 Oct. 19, 1861  3 yrs   Killed May 9, 1864 in the battle of Rocky Face Ridge, Ga.

John Wear ner 

Private  21 Nov. 4, 1861  3 yrs  Discharged Mar. 9, 1863 at Gallatin, Tenn. on surgeon's certificate of disability.

William P. Weston 

Private  18 Oct. 19, 1861  3 yrs  Discharged May 11, 1863 at Nashville, Tenn. on surgeon's certificate of disability.

Eli Whitney 

Private  18 Nov. 2, 1861  3 yrs Killed May 9, 1864 in the battle of Rocky Face Ridge, Ga 

Caleb Zonvers 

Private  31 Oct. 17, 1861 3 yrs  Discharged June 20, 1863 at Nashville, Tenn. on surgeon's certificate of disability.
 
* Most of the information contained in the above roster of Company H of the
Sixty-Fourth Regiment was taken from the book - " The Story of the Sherman Brigade "
by Wilbur F. Hinman, Lt. Colonel - Sixty-Fifth Regiment of the Ohio Veteran
Volunteer Infantry. Published by the author in Alliance, Ohio - 1897.
 
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