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Warren County, Ohio Civil War Soldiers
serving in the
13th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry Regiment
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Partial Roster of Warren County soldiers serving in the 13th OVC: 
Field and Staff, Troop unknown, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, K, L, M, unassigned
Send any additions or corrections to the roster of Warren County soldiers in the 13th OVC to Arne H Trelvik

Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Vol. XI. (Akron, OH: The Werner Ptg. and Mfg. Co., 1887), page 625
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This regiment was organized from May 5, 1864, to March 23, 1865, at Camp Chase, Ohio. The Regiment, at the organization, was formed by the re-enlistment of members of the Fourth and Fifth Independent Cavalry Battalions (six-months' organization) and recruits from different parts of the State, at large. From its organization until December 18, 1864, the Regiment acted as Infantry, on that day the men were armed and equipped as Cavalry and served as such until mustered out. The Regiment was mustered out of service August 10, 1865, at Petersburg, Va., in accordance with orders from the War Department.
The following is a list of battles, in which this Regiment bore an honorable part, in the compilation of which reference has been made to the Official Army Register, Part V, page 20, and other sources during the preparation of this work:
Weldon Railroad, Va., June 22-23, 1864.
Petersburg, Va., (Assault), July 30, 1864
Ream's Station, Va., August 25, 1864
Preble's Farm, Poplar Spring Church, Va., September 30, 1864
Hatcher's Run, South Side R.R., Virginia, October 27, 1864.
Dinwiddie, C.H., Va., March 31, 1865.
Amelia Springs, or Jetersville, Virginia, April 5, 1865
Appomattox C. H., (Lee's Surrender), April 8-9, 1865."

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13th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry - Partial Roster of those who served from Warren County Ohio (email any additions or corrections to Arne H Trelvik)


Regimental Field & Staff, 13th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

Mustered in May 6, 1864, at Camp Chase, O., by A. F. Bond, Captain U.S.A., Mustering Officer.
Mustered out August 10, 1865, at Petersburg, Va., by L. H. Bowen, 1st Lieutenant and Acting Commissary of Musters.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
Field & Staff 1st lieutenant
James S. Totten  Quartermaster
         

Troop A, 13th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

Mustered in May 6, 1864, at Camp Chase, Ohio, by A. F. Bond, Captain U.S.A., and J. H. Lord, 2d Lieutenant 2d Artillery, Mustering Officers.
Mustered out August 10, 1865, at Petersburg, Va., by L. H. Bowen, 1st Lieutenant and Acting Commisary of Musters.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
A Private   Adam Bridge  
A Private
Henry Hildebrant  
A Private John W. Hildebrant Wounded at Peebles' Farm, Virginia on 30 Sep 1864 [also known as Poplar Springs Church]

Troop B, 13th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

Mustered in May 5, 1864, at Camp Chase, Ohio, by A. F. Bond, Captain U.S.A., and J. H. Lord, 2d Lieutenant 2d Artillery, Mustering Officers.
Mustered out August 10, 1865, at Petersburg, Va., by L. H. Bowen, 1st Lieutenant and Acting Commisary of Musters.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
         

Troop C, 13th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

Mustered in May 6, 1864, at Camp Chase, Ohio, by A. F. Bond, Captain U.S.A., and J. H. Lord, 2d Lieutenant 2d Artillery, Mustering Officers.
Mustered out August 10, 1865, at Petersburg, Va., by L. H. Bowen, 1st Lieutenant and Acting Commisary of Musters.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
C Private David Hess Nuss e. Feb. 12, 1862, co. A, 5th O. V. I.; trans. 13th O. V. C.; det. hd.-qtrs. orderly; wounded at Whitehouse landing, Va
C Bugler   Howard L. Ross  

Troop D, 13th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

Mustered in May 5, 1864, at Camp Chase, Ohio, by A. F. Bond, Captain U.S.A., and J. H. Lord, 2d Lieutenant 2d Artillery, Mustering Officers.
Mustered out August 10, 1865, at Petersburg, Va., by L. H. Bowen, 1st Lieutenant and Acting Commisary of Musters.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
         

Troop E, 13th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

Company E was organized in Butler, Hamilton, Preble and Warren Counties
Mustered in May 5, 1864, at Camp Chase, Ohio, by A. F. Bond, Captain U.S.A., and J. H. Lord, 2d Lieutenant 2d Artillery, Mustering Officers.
Mustered out August 10, 1865, at Petersburg, Va., by L. H. Bowen, 1st Lieutenant and Acting Commisary of Musters.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
E Private
William Thomas Barnhart also served in Troop C, 4th Ohio Cavalry Battalion (6 months)
E Privatge   Riley Graham  
E Sergeant   Thomas C. Legg also served in Troop E 4th Ohio Cavalry Battalion (6 months)
E Private   Thomas B. Semon also Private, Company G 146th Ohio Infantry
E Private Samuel L. Watkins injured at Petersburg

Troop F, 13th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

Company F was organized in Butler, Preble and Warren Counties
Mustered in May 5, 1864, at Camp Chase, Ohio, by A. F. Bond, Captain U.S.A., and J. H. Lord, 2d Lieutenant 2d Artillery, Mustering Officers.
Mustered out August 10, 1865, at Petersburg, Va., by L. H. Bowen, 1st Lieutenant and Acting Commisary of Musters.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
F   William Michael wounded and disab. at Stone River

Troop G, 13th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

Mustered in May 8, 1864, at Camp Chase, Ohio, by A. F. Bond, Captain U.S.A., and J. H. Lord, 2d Lieutenant 2d Artillery, Mustering Officers.
Mustered out August 10, 1865, at Petersburg, Va., by L. H. Bowen, 1st Lieutenant and Acting Commisary of Musters.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
G Private
William Kind   4th Ohio Cavalry Battalion  (6 Months) & Troop G, 13th Ohio Cavalry Regiment; injured hand.
G Private Joseph McCarty  wounded at Dinwiddie C. H. Va.
G Private William T. Cautle Co B 146th OVI from 2 May 1864 to 7 Sep 1864
Co G 13th OVC from 10 Mar 1865 to 4 Jul 1865
G Farrier
Asa Queen Mustered into Co G, 13th OVC on 8 May 1864
Accidently killed at Camp Chase, Ohio on 7 Jun 1864
G Corporal
Joseph H. Woodruff  4th Ohio Cavalry Battalion  (6 Months) & Troop G, 13th Ohio Cavalry Regiment; wounded 30 Jul 1864 at Petersburg, Virginia

Troop H, 13th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

Mustered in May 5, 1864, at Camp Chase, Ohio, by A. F. Bond, Captain U.S.A., and J. H. Lord, 2d Lieutenant 2d Artillery, Mustering Officers.
Mustered out August 10, 1865, at Petersburg, Va., by L. H. Bowen, 1st Lieutenant and Acting Commisary of Musters.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
H Private   George M. Cochran Mustered into Co F, 12th OVI on 4 May 1861 (3 months)
Mustered into Co D, 35th OVI on 9 Sep 1861
Transferred from Co D to Co A, 35th OVI on 9 Sep 1861

Mustered into Co H, 13th OVC on 21 Feb 1865
H Private Nathaniel McLean Gwynne Son of David Gwynne and Sarah F. McLean, his mother being born in Warren County, Ohio.  Nathaniel was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor  for recapturing the Regimental flag at Petersburg at the age of 15.  Wounds received while doing so resulted in the amputation of his arm.  He is buried in Union Hill Cemetery in Jackson County, Missouri.  See photo of gravestone
H Private
Thomas Murphy  disability discharge at General Hospital at Camp Dennison, Ohio on on 13 Jul 1865; also served in the 146th OVI
H Private   Charles J. Roszell also found spelled Rosell, Rosella, Roszell, Rozelle
H Private   John Ruch also found spelled Roush
H Private

FrederickWalters

Kioren Moss email dated 6 Apr 2011: " . . .His records show that he was wounded with a shot to the side and he later claimed a grazing shot to the head, the same day as the fall of Petersburg. . . ."
H Private   William H. Watkins 1st served in Co G, 47th Indiana Infantry
H Private   Caleb Whitacre also Co A 146th OVI
H Corporal   Perry C. Whitacre Disability discharge on 8 Aug 1862 from Co E, 17th OVI
Reenlisted 29 Apr 1864 in Co H, 13th OVC
Promoted to Corporal on 2 Sep 1864
Reduced to ranks on 1 Feb 1865
Promoted to Corporal on 6 Jun 1865
         

Troop I, 13th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

Mustered in October 7, 1864, near Poplar Grove Church, Va., by Noah H. Hixon, Lieut. Colonel 13th O. V. C., Mustering Officer.
Mustered out August 10, 1865, at Petersburg, Va., by L. H. Bowen, 1st Lieutenant and Acting Commisary of Musters.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
         

Troop K, 13th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

Mustered in May 23, 1865, at camp near Petersburg, Va., by Brevet Colonel Stephen R. Clark, 13th O. V. C., Mustering Officer.
Mustered out August 10, 1865, at Petersburg, Va., by L. H. Bowen, 1st Lieutenant and Acting Commisary of Musters.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
K Corporal   James M. Daugherty also Private, Co G 146th OVI
K Sergeant   William T. Glassford  

Troop L, 13th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

This Company was organized in the field April 21, 1865. Place and Mustering Officer not Known.
Mustered out August 10, 1865, at Petersburg, Va., by L. H. Bowen, 1st Lieutenant and Acting Commisary of Musters.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
L Sergeant POW
Nathan Wood At the beginning of the war he enlisted in the 12th OVI and then the 13th OVC.  At Princeton, Va, he was taken prisoner ands spent three months in Libby prison.  He was exchanged and entered the 1st U. S. Cavalry and served to near the close of the war, when he was severely wounded in the arm.

Troop M, 13th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

This Company was organized May, 1865, at Amelia C. H., Va., by Joseph G. Strahl. No record of muster in found.
Mustered out August 10, 1865, at Petersburg, Va., by L. H. Bowen, 1st Lieutenant and Acting Commisary of Musters.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
         

Unassigned or Troop unknown, 13th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

Troop Rank
Name Remarks
         

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