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John M. Dachtler

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Transcription contributed by Martie Callihan 6 February 2005

Sources:
The History of Warren County Ohio
Part V. Biographical Sketches
Franklin Township
(Chicago, IL: W. H. Beers Co, 1882; reprint, Mt. Vernon, IN: Windmill Publications, 1992)

Page
801

JOHN M. DACHTLER, Mayor and Justice of the Peace, Franklin, son of Michael and Josephine Dachtler; was born in Miamisburg in 1841, Jan. 22. He attended school till 21 years of age; he entered the army at the first call for troops; enlisted at Miamisburg in April, 1861, in Company C, 1st O. V. I.; served three months and returned home and immediately re-enlisted in Company E, 1st O. V. I., under Capt. George A. Pomeroy, and was in a number of prominent battles, among others Pittsburg Landing, Shiloh, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Mission Ridge, Chattanooga, Tenn., besides a number of skirmishes. At the end of three years, he was mustered out at Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio, and again re-enlisted for one year, or till the close of the war, in the 188th O. V. I., under Capt. Smith, and was commissioned First Lieutenant; was mustered out at Nashville, Tenn., at the close of the war, and returned to Franklin and bought out a butchering establishment, of John Miller, which he kept nine months, and then went to carpentering, which he followed till 1872, when he opened a grocery store, in partnership with George W. Miltenberger. on Center street, between Fourth and Fifth streets, which lasted about one year. . In 1874, he was elected Marshal and served till 1879, when he was elected Justice of the Peace for three years. In April, 1881, he was elected Mayor; office in Merchants' Row. He was married, in Franklin, in 1868, to Sarah, daughter of Joseph and Mary Woodward, born in Franklin; they have one child—Harry W., born in Franklin Sept. 22, 1871. Mr. D. is a member of the Odd Fellows society.


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