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Civil War Veterans of
The Sherman Brigade
Richland County - Shelby Chapter
of The Ohio Genealogical Society
Shelby Civil War Veteran Photo Page
Daniel S. Marvin
George F. Marvin
Tip S. Marvin
Daniel S. Marvin was mustered in as a private in Company H. of the 64th
Regiment of Ohio Volunteer Infantry (The Sherman Brigade) at Camp
Buckingham near Mansfield, Ohio on October 12, 1861. He enlisted for
a three year term and after serving during the seige of Corinth, Miss.,
and the battle of Shiloh, Tenn., Daniel was wounded in the battle of
Stone River, Tenn. (December 31, 1862) and was discharged on
Jan. 27, 1863 from a camp near Murfreeboro, Tenn.*
George F. Marvin was also mustered in at Camp Buckingham on October 16,
1861 and served as a private in Company H of the Ohio Volunteer Infantry
through out the early years of the campaign. He was first wounded
on December 31, 1862, during the battle of Stone River, Tenn. and was
again wounded on four additional occasions during the battles of Mission
Ridge, Tenn. (Nov. 25, 1863), Rocky Face Ridge,Tenn. (May 9, 1864),
Franklin, Tenn. (Nov. 30, 1864). On May 12, 1864, George was
appointed Corporal, and promoted to Sergeant on July 29,1864. He was
again promoted on July 17, 1865 to Commissary - Sergeant.
He mustered out on October 3, 1865 at Camp Dennison, Ohio.*
(George and Daniel Marvin were sons of Stephen and Sarah B. Sherwood / Marvin)
On October 12, 1861, Tip S. Marvin was mustered in at Camp Buckingham
as a private in Company H of the 64th Regiment of the Ohio Volunteer Infantry,
for a 3 year term. On Nov. 30, 1861, he was appointed 1st Lieutenant of
Company H, and on April 7, 1862, he was appointed regimental Quartermaster.
He was captured on November 23, 1864 and escaped December 3, 1864. Tip
was mustered out on April 13, 1865 at the end of his term of service.*
William Schearer enlisted as a private for a 3 year term and was mustered
into Company H of the Ohio Volunteer Infantry on Nov. 20, 1861. He
was appointed Corporal on July 29, 1864 during the siege of Altanta, Ga.
and on Feb. 1, 1865, he was promoted to Sergeant. William served
until December 3, 1865, when he was mustered out with the company.
Levi Shearer enlisted on Nov. 4, 1861 as a private for a 3 year term and
was also mustered into Company H of the Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
On April 22, 1863, Levi was appointed a Corporal in Company H.
During the battle of Chickamauga, Ga., he was captured and taken
prisoner. Levi died in a prison in Richmond, Virginia on Nov.12, 1864.*
William M. Hahn
William A. Flora
William M. Hahn enlisted in Company H of the 64th Regiment of the Ohio
Volunteer infantry on Feb. 15, 1864 at the age of 16. and was a company H
musician. He was wounded on August 3, 1864 during the siege of Atlanta,
Ga. He was discharged on Sept. 12, 1865 at New Orleans, La. on a surgeon's
certificate of disability.
William A. Flora was mustered into Company H of the 64th Regiment of the
Ohio Volunteer Inf. at Camp Buckingham, Mansfield on Oct. 30, 1861 for
a 3 year term of service. He served as a private in the company until Nov. 12,
1864 when he was appointed Corporal. He was wounded on Nov. 30, 1864
in the battle of Franklin, Tenn. He continued in service and was mustered
out with the company on Dec. 3, 1865.
Frank Ashley was another who joined Company H of the 64th Regiment at
Camp Buckingham in Mansfield. He enlisted for a 3 year term on Nov. 4, 1861.
He served as a private until May 1, 1865 when he was appointed Corporal. He
then continued to serve until the end of the campaign and was mustered
out with the company on Dec. 3, 1865.*
After the War - -
When approximately five years had passed after the close of the war, veterans of
the Sherman Brigade began to hold reunions to renew friendships formed during
the war years. Over the years, the Sherman Brigade Veteran's Reunion Camps
were held at various different local communities. The Veterans would have
several days of programs, speeches, and time in which to reminisce of their
Sherman Brigade Reunion Camps were held in the communities of
Mansfield, Crestline, Orrville, Ashland, Wooster, and Shelby. In late
August of 1909, the Sherman Brigade Reunion was held at Camp Shelby.
Camp Shelby - August 24 - 27, 1909
- For further information about Shelby Area Veterans -
* Much of this information was extracted 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.
** These photos are found in the above book by Wilbur F. Hinman.
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