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Warren County, Ohio Civil War Soldiers
serving in the
17th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment
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Partial Roster of Warren County soldiers serving in the 17th OVI: 
Field and Staff, Company unknown, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, K, unassigned
Send any additions or corrections to the roster of Warren County soldiers in the 35th OVI to Arne H Trelvik

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Field & Staff, 17th Ohio Infantry Regiment
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 months, 1861)
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 years)

Company Rank
Name Remarks
Field & Staff Colonel
Durbin Ward 1st Private, Co F 12th OVI; Wounded on 20 September 1863 at Chickamauga, Georgia; Brevet Brigadier General
Field & Staff Surgeon   Washington Lafayette Schenck  

Company A, 17th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 months, 1861)
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 years)

Company Rank
Name Remarks
A Private
John Henry Rensler  6 Nov 2007 Jessica Ressler writes.
"I have found that my GGGreat Grandfather, John Henry Ressler (filed as John H. Risler or John Ressler) served in the 17th Regiment Ohio Infantry in the civil war.. He was company A, I believe, and his rank was Private in and out. "
         

Company B, 17th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 months, 1861)
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 years)

Company Rank
Name Remarks
B Private   John G. Gage Disability Discharge at Cincinnati, Ohio on 16 Mar 1863
[listed as John G. George in Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in  the War of the Rebellion]
B Private
Richard F. Ireland Disability Discharge at Cincinnati, Ohio on 16 Mar 1863
         

Company C, 17th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 months, 1861)
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 years)

Company Rank
Name Remarks
C Private
Jacob Hunter  
         

Company D, 17th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 months, 1861)
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 years)

Company Rank
Name Remarks
E & D 1st Lieutenant John L. Ely Wounded near Atlanta
Promoted to 1st Lieutenant on Co D, 17th OVI on 18 Aug 1862
Promoted to Captain, Co E, 17th OVI on 9 May 1864
Resigned on 5 Jul 1865
         

Company E, 17th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 months, 1861)
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 years)

Company E was organized in Warren County, Ohio [many of the soldiers listed below were from the Butlerville - Salem/Harlan Twp area]
Company Rank
Name Remarks
E Private
Andrew Bailey  
E Private
Julian Berbinger/Berbigier Mustered into Co E, 17th OVI as a substitute on 26 Sep 1864
Died of remittent fever at Savannah, Georgia on 2 Mar 1865
Buried at Beaufort South Carolina National Cemetery, Section 9 Site 763
Photo submitted by Rebecca Valetta on 3 Feb 2012
E 1st Lieutenant
Daniel S. Bird  
E Private
Henry C. Bowman Disability discharge on 25 Jun 1862
Re-enlisted as a 19 year old Musician on 8 Sep 1862
Mustered into Co K, 79th OVI on 29 Aug 1862
Killed at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia on 20 Jul 1864
E Private
Anson Brace  Died on 06 April 1862 in Butlerville, OH
E Private   Charles Breslin [aka Baslin] Disability discharge on 18 Mar 1863
E Private
Abner Cadwallader wounded in right arm
E Private
Ezra Cadwallader Wounded in abdomen at Chickamauga, Georgia on 19 Sep 1863
E Corporal   Lewis Chamberlain  
E Corporal
William Clevenger discharged due to wounds on 13 May 1864 - Pension Index card also lists service in Company I, 92nd Ohio Infantry
E Corporal
James Craig  
E Private   Columbia Crosson  
E Corporal George W. Crosson 1st served in Co A 12th OVI (3 months)
Died of disease at Lebanon, Kentucky on 11 Mar 1862
Buried at Lebanon National Cemetery, Section 1 Site 53
E 1st Lieutenant   Perry Crosson  
E Private Charles Diffy Died of chronic diarrhea at New Berne, North Carolina on 6 Apr 1865
Buried at New Berne, North Carolina
E Corporal   Isaac H. Doughman [Daughman]  
E Private   Samuel F. Doughman Disability discharge on 2 Jun 1862
E & D Captain John L. Ely Wounded near Atlanta
Promoted to 1st Lieutenant on Co D, 17th OVI on 18 Aug 1862
Promoted to Captain, Co E, 17th OVI on 9 May 1864
Resigned on 5 Jul 1865
D Sergeant George W. Ent Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia
Promoted to Corporal
Promoted to Sergeant on 17 Oct 1864
E Private William Flesher Died of disease at Somerset, Kentucky on 26 Jan 1862
Buried at City Cemetery, Danville, Kentucky
E Private   Hiram Foster  
E Captain   Bonham Harvey Fox Resigned 25 Apr 1864
E Private   Charles Goodpaster  
E Sergeant   Harvey S. Goodpasture  
E Corporal   George W. Hitesman Sr. also Co C, 146th OVI
  Corporal Benjamin H. Howard Died of inflammation of the bowels at Atlanta, Georgia on 22 Nov 1864
E Private Emanuel Howard Died of disease at Wilmington, North Carolina on 25 Mar 1865
E Corporal Benjamin F. Ingersoll    aka Franklin B. Ingersoll wounded at Hoovers Gap; had left foot amputated; died of gangrene in wound at Murfreesboro hosp. Aug. 1, 1863
E Corporal Nathan T. Ingersoll minieball wound in right arm at Chickamauga; 2 weeks in field hosp. with wound; then 4 months at Nashville and Louisville; slight wound in breast at Resaca, from shell fragment
E Corporal
Jeremiah E. Jackson Died of disease on 26 February 1862 in Danville, KY
E Private Lemuel G. Jackson Killed at Chattanooga, Tennessee on 26 Sep 1863
Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery
E Private   Salathiel Jackson  
E Private
Andrew Kaufman Died of disease at Danville, Kentucky on 28 Jan 1862
Buried at Danville National Cemetery Section 38 Site 9
E Corporal   William Kelsey  
E Private
Frederick H. Long  
E Private   James Long also Co H, 19th OVI
E Private
James Long  Submitted by his great-great grandson, Dave Long, (Major, US Army, Retd.) who writes,
"He is buried in the Stringtown cemetery in Mercer County, Ohio. His grave marker indicates that he died on March 11, 1864, while serving in his unit."
[ 4 Feb 2009:  no record of this James Long is found serving in the 17th OVI - see preceeding entry]
E Private   Theodore McCray  
E Private John Miller Wounded at Battle of Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia on 27 Jun 1864
Died of wounds at Chattanooga, Tennessee on 7 Jul 1864
Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery
E Private   William T. Neville Mustered in as a Substitute in Company E, 17th OVI on 23 Sep 1864
E Private   John W. Page Mustered into Co E, 17th OVI on 31 Aug 1861
Absent, sick
Mustered into Co B, 181st OVI on 29 Sep 1864
Mustered out at Salisbury, North Carolina on 14 Jul 1865
E Corporal
David Roll  also Co E 92nd OVI
E Private   James S. Shaw Disability discharge on 20 Sep 1862
E Private
William H. Smith  co. E, 17th O.V.I. and 1st U.S.V.V. Eng; wounded in '63 in left shoulder
E Private
Emanuel Snider/Snyder  
E 2nd Lieutenant   Alfred St. John Alfred St. John enlisted as a 20 year old 1st Sergeant on 31 Aug 1861
Mustered into Co E, 17th OVI on 31 Aug 1861
Promoted to 2nd Lieut. 31 Dec 1862
Resigned 30 Mar 1864
E Private   Edwin St. John Edwin St. John enlisted as an 18 year old Private on 31 Aug 1861
Mustered into Co E, 17th OVI on 31 Aug 1861
Mustered out on 1 Sep 1864
also served in 153 Co 2nd Battalion Veteran Reserve Corps
E Private   William P. Starkey William P. Starkey enlisted as an 18 year old Private on 31 Aug 1861
Mustered into Co E, 17th OVI on 31 Aug 1861
Disability Discharge on 16 Oct 1862

William P. Starkey enlisted as a 20 year old Corporal on 2 May 1864
Mustered into Co C, 146th OVI on 2 May 1864
Mustered out at Camp Dennison, Ohio on 7 Sep 1864
E Private Sullivan F. Stevens Killed on 14 May 1864 at Resaca, Georgia
Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery
GAR Post 353 in Morrow, Ohio was named after him
E Sergeant
Thomas J. Stevens 3 times slightly wounded; det. in pontoon batn. from Jan. 1864, till dis. at Atlanta, Ga. in Sept. or Oct. 1864
E Corporal   David Stiles David Stiles enlisted as a 21 year old Corporal on 31 Aug 1861
Mustered into Co E, 17th OVI on 31 Aug 1861
Mustered out on 27 Sep 1864
E Private
Joshua P. Taylor Mustered into Co A, 12th OVI on 4 May 1861 (3 months)
Mustered into Co E, 17th OVI on 7 Oct 1862
Died of disease at Nashville, Tennessee on 16 Dec 1863
E Private
Walter H. Teeple Mustered in as a substitute into Co E, 17th OVI on 27 Sep 1864
Died of inflammation of the bowels at Goldsboro, North Carolina on 24 Mar 1865
Buried at Raleigh National Cemetery Section 4 Site 9
E Private John Teets Mustered into Co E, 17th OVI on 13 Dec 1863
Killed at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia on 18 Jun 1864
Buried at Marietta National Cemetery
E Private   Caleb Watkins Caleb Watkins enlisted as a 33 year old Private on 22 Feb 1864
Mustered into Co E, 16th OVI on 22 Feb 1864
Mustered out on 16 Jul 1865
E Private
Andrew M. Whitacre Wounded at Resaca, Georgia on 14 May 1864
Died of wounds at Chattanooga, Tennessee on 13 Jun 1864
Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery Section E Site 11388
E Private David S. Whitacre Killed at Resaca, Georgia on 14 May 1864
Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery
E Private
Francis M. Whitacre Died of disease at Murfreesboro, Tennessee on 20 Apr 1863
Buried at Stones River National Cemetery
E Private
Harvey Whitacre Died of disease on 08 January 1862 in Somerset, Kentucky
E Sergeant   Joseph H. Whitacre Joseph H. Whitacre enlisted as a 27 year old Sergeant on 31 Aug 1861
Mustered into Co E, 17th OVI on 31 Aug 1861
Promoted to 1st Sergt 5 Jul 1864
Mustered out 16 Jul 1865
E Private
Matthew B. Whitacre  
E Private
Perry Whitacre Died of disease at Nashville, Tennessee on 1 Jul 1863
Buried at Nashville National Cemetery, Madison, TN Section E Site 906
E Private   Perry C. Whitacre Disability discharge on 8 Aug 1862 from Co E, 17th OVI
Reenlisted 29 Apr 1864 in Co H, 13th OVC
E Private
William M. Whitacre Died of disease at Lebanon, Kentucky on 12 APr 1862
Buried at Lebanon (Ky) National Cemetery
E Private
David Young Died of disease at Nashville, Tennessee on 15 Nov 1864
Buried at Nashville National Cemetery, Madison, TN Section G Site 8331

Company F, 17th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 months, 1861)
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 years)

Company Rank
Name Remarks
F Private
Henry Doughman   Died of disease on 9 Jan 1862 at Somerset, Ky
F Private
David Upton Eicher Died of chronic diarrhea at Madison, Indiana on 9 May 1864
Buried at Madison, Indiana
Marker at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Zane Twp, Logan County, Ohio
F Private
William E. Walters Died of typhoid pneumonia at Chattanooga, Tennessee on 4 Sep 1864
Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery Section F Site 2132

Company G, 17th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 months, 1861)
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 years)

Company Rank
Name Remarks
G Private
POW
Joshua Albertson captured at Chickamauga, Georgia 20 Sep 1863 & confined at Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia
G Private   Albert W. Baldwin died at St. Augustine, Illinois on 14 Jan 1877
G Sergeant   Martin V. Baldwin  
G Corporal   Hiram Bates  
G Private   George Bowman transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps
G Private POW
Franklin Briggs Captured at Chickamauga, Georgia on 20 Sep 1863
Died a POW at Andersonville, Georgia on 10 Oct 1864
Buried Andersonville National Cemetery, gravesite #10592
G Private Samuel Clark Died of disease at Ringgold, Georgia on 30 Mar 1864
Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery Section K Site 10346
G Private
Jimmett Conner  
G Private Noah Cotton Died of disease at Lebanon, Kentucky on 16 Feb 1862
Buried at Lebanon National Cemetery, Section 1 Site 134
G Corporal John M. Cottrell Killed at Resaca, Georgia on 14 May 1864
Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery, Section L Site 9062
G Private Leander Cummings Wounded at Booneville, Mississippi and again at Corinth, Mississippi
Transferred to  Co. I, 15th Regiment. Veteran Reserve Corps; discharged. 1865."
A 2nd Lieutenant   William H. Eagle, Jr. Mustered into Co A, 12th OVI at Camp Jackson, Ohio on 4 May 1861
Mustered out with company 18 Aug 1861
Commissioned into Co G, 17th OVI on 4 Nov 1861
Resigned on 5 Apr 1862
G Private Samuel Faulkner Died of disease at Murfreesboro, Tennessee on 30 Dec 1863
Buried at Stones River National Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Grave Number E-2177
G Captain   Benjamin B. Getzendanner Commissioned into Co G, 17th OVI on 4 Nov 1861 (3 years)
Resigned 9 Jan 1862
G Private Leander Green Died of disease at Corinth, Mississippi on 25 Jun 1862
Buried at Union Cemetery, Corinth, Mississippi
G Private Wiley Gundy Died of disease at Camp Dennison, Ohio on 3 Sep 1864
Buried at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio, Gravesite 21C-243
G Private George Harner Wounded in right leg at Resaca, Georgia on 14 May 1864 which was amputated
Transferred into the Veteran Reserve Corps
G Private
Edward Hopkinson  
G Private
John McDermott  
G Private   Harvey S. Kelly aka Harvy S. Kelley
G Private
William Koebel aka William Keoble
G Private
Joseph Moon Died of disease at Danville, Kentucky on 22 dec 1861
Buried in City Cemetery, Danville, Kentucky
G Private
Daniel Ragan Died of disease at Fayetteville, North Carolina on 19 Mar 1865
Buried at Raleigh National Cemetery Section 4 Site 83
G Private   Absalom N. Riley Mustered into Co G, 17th OVI on 19 Feb 1864
Mustered out on 16 Jul 1865
G Corporal JohnT. Riley wounded at Hoover's Gap
G Private   David R. Shawhan David R. Showhan enlisted as a 36 year old Private on 15 Sep 1861
Mustered into Co G, 17th OVI on 15 Sep 1861
Mustered out with Company on 16 Jul 1865; veteran
G Private
Augustus Slushmiller  aka Schlosmiller/Schlossmiller/Schlopsmiller
G Private
Philip Schnyder  
G Private
George W. Smith  
G Corporal
Benjamin F. Taylor died at Morrow, Nov. 15, 1862
G Sgt.
William C. Taylor wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia
G Corporal
John B. Wager  
G Colored Cook
John Wesley Drowned in the Peedee River, South Carolina on 28 Feb 1865
Buried at Beaufort, South Carolina
G Private
Stephen Decatur Whitacre  
G Private
Joseph Reece Whitaker/Whitacre Joseph R. Whitacre enlisted as a 29 year old Private on 15 Sep 1861
Mustered into Co G, 17th OVI on 15 Sep 1861
Wounded 24 Jun 1863 at Hoover's Gap, Tennessee
Discharged for wounds on 19 Aug 1863
Joseph R. Whitaker enlisted as a 22 year old 1st Lieutenant on 2 May 1864
Commissioned into Co F, 146th OVI on 2 May 1864
Mustered out at Camp Dennison, Ohio on 7 Sep 1864

Company H, 17th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 months, 1861)
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 years)

Company Rank
Name Remarks
         

Company I, 17th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 months, 1861)
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 years)

Company Rank
Name Remarks
I Private
George Harrison Walker  
         

Company K, 17th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 months, 1861)
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org (3 years)

Company Rank
Name Remarks
         

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