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Warren County, Ohio Civil War Soldiers
serving in the
4th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry Regiment
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Partial Roster of Warren County soldiers serving in the 4th OVC 
Field and Staff, Troop unknown, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, K, L, M, unassigned
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Note: There were 3 different Ohio Cavalry units assigned the number 4
- 4th Independent Cavalry Battalion Ohio (Six Months Service) organized in Cincinnati from Aug. 3 to Sept. 21, 1863 & mustered out from Feb. 15 to March 14, 1864.  Many of the members re-enlisted in the 13th Ohio Cavalry, which was then organizing at Camp Chase. [The unit is also referred to as the 4th Battalion Ohio National Guard Cavalry]
- 4th Independent Ohio Cavalry Company (3 years) mustered in on 9 Jul 1861 at Georgetown Ohio and mustered out 28 May 1865
- 4th Ohio Cavalry Regiment (3 years) organized at Camp Dennison and Camp Gurley in Nov. 1861, (with the exception of Cos. L and M which were organized on Aug. 15, 1862, at Cincinnati) and mustered out 15 Jul 1865 at Macon, Georgia.

Field & Staff, 4th Ohio Cavalry Regiment
See Compiled Service Records for Regiment at InternetArchive.org

Mustered in 24 Sep 1861 at Camp Gurley, Ohio by Lew Wilson, Captain 19th Infantry, U.S.A., Mustering Officer
Mustered out 15 Jul 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee by James P. W. Neill, Captain 18th Infantry, U.S.A., Acting Commissary of Musters Cavalry Corps, M. D. M.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
F&S Lt. Col.
Henry W. Burdsall  Previously was Capt of his Burdsall's Independant Ohio Cavalry Regiment. Wounded in the side at Cheat Mountain, which caused an abcess to form, with a partial paralysis of his right side; from this he never recovered, and it was the cause of his death
I, F&S Veterinary Surgeon
Chester B. Lee   Promoted from Private Co I to Regt. Veterinary Sergeant 7 Oct 1861
E, F&S Quartermaster Sergeant   Alexander Langlands Thomson promoted from Pvt Co E to Regt. Quartermaster Sergeant 22 Aug 182
E, L, F&S Lt. Col. POW James Thomson/Thompson previously served in Burdsall's Independant Ohio Cavalry Regiment
promoted from 1st Sgt to 1st Lt, Co E on 1 Jan 1862
promoted to Captain, Co L 26 Feb 1863
captured and paroled at Battle of Lovejoy Station Georgia on 20 Aug 1864
promoted to Major, Field & Staff on 26 Nov, 1864
promoted to Lieutenant Colonel 5 Jul 1865 but not mustered

Troop A, 4th Ohio Cavalry Regiment
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org

Company organized by Captain Wilson Cross at Pulaski, Tennessee
Mustered in 20 Nov 1861 at Camp Dennison, Ohio by Lew Wilson, Captain 19th Infantry, U.S.A., Mustering Officer
Mustered out 15 Jul 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee by James P. W. Neill, Captain 18th Infantry, U.S.A., Acting Commissary of Musters Cavalry Corps, M. D. M.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
A Private
Lewis H. Bone   died of disease on 20 Apr 1864 at Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee
A Sergeant 1st Class
Frederick Hutchinson Bowker POW on 17 Oct 1862 at Lexington, Kentucky and paroled on 18 Oct 1862 
also served as Private, Co F, 12th OVI (3 months)
A Sergeant
POW
Michael Bowker   POW on 17 October 1862 at Lexington, KY & paroled on 18 October 1862
A Private   John Bradley  
A Sergeant
Albert Brant  
A Private
Samuel Brant  
A Privte   Isaac W. Brown Disability discharge on 21 Jun 1862
A Private   Josiah Appleton Brown  
A Private
Milton Brown  det. dispatch carrier from Macon, Ga. to Selma and Mobile, Ala.; wounded at Selma, April 2, 1865; 6 weeks in hosp. at Allatoona, Ga.
A Private
POW
Norman Brown  injured by fall of horse; cap. at Nahsville, held 6 weeks
A 1st Sergeant POW Asaph Butler captured & patroled at Battle of Lexington, Ky 18 Oct 1862
A Private POW Charles H. Canton captured & patroled at Battle of Lexington, Ky 18 Oct 1862
A Private   Robert W. Canton  
A Private
William G. Clise  also Co F 146th OVI
A Sergeant POW William D. Corwin Sr. POW on 17 October 1862 at Lexington, KY & paroled on 18 October 1862
A Corporal   Francis M. Cummins 1st served as a private in Company E, 38th Illinois Infantry Regiment
A Sergeant
Charles Failor  see Letter from C. Failor, Co A, 4th OVC written at Bowling Green, Kentucky on 17 Feb 1862
A Private POW Martin Gons Captured and paroled 28 May 1862 at Whiteburg, Alabama
A Private
John B. Hall Died of injuries from accidental gunshot wound at Camp Taylor, Huntsville, Alabama on 6 Jun 1862
A Captain   Henry H. Hamilton  
A Private
POW
Ebenezer Hatfield captured & patroled at Battle of Lexington, Ky 18 Oct 1862
He was wounded at the battle of Chickamauga and later was captured by Gen. John Morgan in one of his famous raids
A Private
John W. Hatfield died of disease at Nashville, Tennessee on 31 Dec 1862
A Private   George Hayner  
A Private   George Hines  
A Sergeant POW Albert J. Hopping Captured near Pulaski, Tennessee; Paroled on 1 May 1862
A & I Sergeant POW Andrew J. Jeffries captured & patroled at Battle of Lexington, Ky 18 Oct 1862; Transferred from Co A to Co I & promoted from Sergt. to 2d Lt. on 8 Dec 1863
A Private   Thomas McCabe  
A Private   William H. Parshall Mustered into Co G, 84th OVI on 10 Jun 1862 (3 months service)
Mustered into Co A, 4th Ohio Cavalry Battalion on 3 Aug 1863 (6 months service)
Mustered into Co B, 79th OVI on 28 Mar 1864
Transferred into Co G, 73rd OVI on 9 Jun 1865; also had service in Co B, 73rd OVI
A & I Private   Granville M. Payne Disability discharge from Co A 12th OVI on 25 Jul 1862
Reinlisted in 4th OVC on 17 Dec 1863
A Private
John Charles Simonton  
B Private POW William N. Tetrick captured & patroled at Battle of Lexington, Ky 18 Oct 1862
A Private
[Major at discharge]

POW
Dominick Welter 12 April 2011 Patrick Tobias email:
"My G G Uncle Dominick Welter served in Troop A of the 4th Ohio Calvary Regiment. He enlisted as a Private in Cincinnati on September 10, 1861. He was promoted to Second-Lieutenant in September of 1862 and First-Lieutenant in January of 1863. He was wounded at Frankfort, Lexington & again at Chickamauga where he was taken prisoner on September 20, 1863 and for eighteen months suffered all the hardships of prison life at Libby, Va., Macon, Ga., Charleston and Columbia (Camp Sorghum), S. C., and Salisbury, N. C., where he was exchanged, via Wilmington, N. C., by order of the Secretary of War. receiving his final discharge in July of 1865. While a prisoner, during the summer of 1864, he was promoted to Captain and at the close of the War he was a Major, commanding his regiment."
A Private   Albert Wilkerson  
A Corporal Eathan/Eather E. Wilkerson wounded at Selma, Ala
A Private
Amos A. Williams  
A Corporal   John C. Williams John C. Williams enlisted as an 18 year old Private on 10 Feb 1864
Mustered into Co A, 4th OVC on 10 Feb 1864
Promoted to Corporal on 2 Apr 1865
Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee on 15 Jul 1865

Troop B, 4th Ohio Cavalry Regiment
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org

Company organized by Captain Teetor at Bridgeport, Alabama
Mustered in 23 Nov 1861 at Camp Dennison, Ohio by Lew Wilson, Captain 19th Infantry, U.S.A., Mustering Officer
Mustered out 15 Jul 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee by James P. W. Neill, Captain 18th Infantry, U.S.A., Acting Commissary of Musters Cavalry Corps, M. D. M.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
B Private   William V. Barkalow  
B Private   John A. Gage Connection to Warren County, Ohio not confirmed
B Private POW Archibald Mountjoy Captured and paroled 18 Oct 1862 at battle of Lexington, Kentucky
B Private POW Arthur B. Spader 1st served in co. F, 1st OVI. (3 months). He was captured at the 1st Battle of Bull Run and held 11 months 16 days in Libby Prison, at New Orleans, La. and at Salisbury, N.C. He was discharged from Co F 1st OVI at Governors Island, N. Y. Harbor, June, 1862 and reenlisted in Co B 4th OVC on 30 Sep 1863
         

Troop C, 4th Ohio Cavalry Regiment
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org

Company organized by Captain William E. Crane at Pulaski, Tennessee
Mustered in 25 Nov 1861 at Camp Dennison, Ohio by Lew Wilson, Captain 19th Infantry, U.S.A., Mustering Officer
Mustered out 24 Jun 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee by James P. W. Neill, Captain 18th Infantry, U.S.A., Acting Commissary of Musters Cavalry Corps, M. D. M.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
C Private
Smith Ackley  
C Private
POW
Abraham Bailey   captured in Tennessee.; paroled.
C Teamster   Thomas J. Bailey Disability Discharge on 10 Sep 1862
C Private   John H. Baldwin  
C Private   Jacob Bowser  
C Corporal   Samuel Bowser captured and paroled Oct. 18, 1862 at battle of Lexington, Ky
C Private   Squire Brant [sometimes spelled Squire Bryant]
F Private POW Edward S. Calph Mustered into Co F, 12th OVI on 4 May 1861 (3 months)
Mustered into Co C, 4th OVC on 6 Nov 1861
Captured and paroled at Saundersville, Tennessee on 6 Nov 1862
C & D Private
POW
John Alexander Fraser/Frazer   Captured & paroled March 8, 1862 at Camp Jackson, Tennessee; captured 0n 18 Oct 1862 at Battle of Lexington, Kentucky;
transfered from Co D to Co C 26 Jun 1865
C Sergeant
POW
James Hammond  POW at Lexington, Kentucky on 18 Oct 1862; paroled the same day
C Corporal
Seth Hollingshead   also served in Co. A, 12th OVI 3 months service
C Sergeant
POW
David Shawhan Captured at Camp Jackson, Tennessee on 8 Mar 1862 and paroled the same day
C Private   Mathew F. Sheward also Co F 146th OVI
C Private
WilliamThompson  
         

Troop D, 4th Ohio Cavalry Regiment
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org

Mustered in 25 Nov 1861 at Camp Dennison, Ohio by Lew Wilson, Captain 19th Infantry, U.S.A., Mustering Officer
Mustered out 24 Jun 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee by James P. W. Neill, Captain 18th Infantry, U.S.A., Acting Commissary of Musters Cavalry Corps, M. D. M.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
C & D Private
POW
John Alexander Fraser/Frazer  Captured & paroled March 8, 1862 at Camp Jackson, Tennessee; captured 0n 18 Oct 1862 at Battle of Lexington, Kentucky;
transfered from Co D to Co C 26 Jun 1865
E & D Private   Theodore Smith

Theodore Smith enlisted as an 18 year old Private on 1 Aug 1863
Mustered into Co E, 4th Indpt. OVC on 21 Sep 1863 (6 months service)
Transferred to Co D on 1 Nov 1863
Mustered out on 14 Mar 1864

Theodore Smith enlisted as a 19 year old Private on 8 Aug 1864
Mustered into Co D, 79th OVI on 8 Aug 1864
Mustered out at Washington, DC on 9 Jun 1865

         

Troop E, 4th Ohio Cavalry Regiment
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org

Company organized by Captain George Gotwald at Pulaski, Tennessee
Mustered in 27 Nov 1861 at Camp Dennison, Ohio by Lew Wilson, Captain 19th Infantry, U.S.A., Mustering Officer
Mustered out 15 Jul 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee by James P. W. Neill, Captain 18th Infantry, U.S.A., Acting Commissary of Musters Cavalry Corps, M. D. M.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
E & D Private   Theodore Smith

Theodore Smith enlisted as an 18 year old Private on 1 Aug 1863
Mustered into Co E, 4th Indpt. OVC on 21 Sep 1863 (6 months service)
Transferred to Co D on 1 Nov 1863
Mustered out on 14 Mar 1864

Theodore Smith enlisted as a 19 year old Private on 8 Aug 1864
Mustered into Co D, 79th OVI on 8 Aug 1864
Mustered out at Washington, DC on 9 Jun 1865

E, F&S Quartermaster Sergeant   Alexander Langlands Thomson promoted from Pvt Co E to Regt. Quartermaster Sergeant 22 Aug 182
E, L, F&S Lt. Col. POW James Thomson/Thompson previously served in Burdsall's Independant Ohio Cavalry Regiment
promoted from 1st Sgt to 1st Lt, Co E on 1 Jan 1862
promoted to Captain, Co L 26 Feb 1863
captured and paroled at Battle of Lovejoy Station Georgia on 20 Aug 1864
promoted to Major, Field & Staff on 26 Nov, 1864
promoted to Lieutenant Colonel 5 Jul 1865 but not mustered
         

Troop F, 4th Ohio Cavalry Regiment
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org

Mustered in 12 Nov 1861 at Camp Dennison, Ohio by Lew Wilson, Captain 19th Infantry, U.S.A., Mustering Officer
Mustered out 15 Jul 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee by James P. W. Neill, Captain 18th Infantry, U.S.A., Acting Commissary of Musters Cavalry Corps, M. D. M.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
F Private
David D. Ayers   1st served in the 79th O.V.I.
F Private   Columbus/Columbia Crosson  
         

Troop G, 4th Ohio Cavalry Regiment
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org

Company organized by Captain Harris at Pulaski, Tennessee
Mustered in 12 Nov 1861 at Camp Dennison, Ohio by Lew Wilson, Captain 19th Infantry, U.S.A., Mustering Officer
Mustered out 15 Jul 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee by James P. W. Neill, Captain 18th Infantry, U.S.A., Acting Commissary of Musters Cavalry Corps, M. D. M.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
G Private   Hatton Fitzgerald  

Troop H, 4th Ohio Cavalry Regiment
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org

Company organized by Captain John W. King at Pulaski, Tennessee
Mustered in 14 Nov 1861 at Camp Dennison, Ohio by Lew Wilson, Captain 19th Infantry, U.S.A., Mustering Officer
Mustered out 15 Jul 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee by James P. W. Neill, Captain 18th Infantry, U.S.A., Acting Commissary of Musters Cavalry Corps, M. D. M.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
         

Troop I, 4th Ohio Cavalry Regiment
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org

Company organized by Lieutenant John C. Stewart at Pulaski, Tennessee
Mustered in 25 Nov 1861 at Camp Dennison, Ohio by Lew Wilson, Captain 19th Infantry, U.S.A., Mustering Officer
Mustered out 15 Jul 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee by James P. W. Neill, Captain 18th Infantry, U.S.A., Acting Commissary of Musters Cavalry Corps, M. D. M.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
I Private   Stephen H. Brant  
I Private   Ephriam Castello [also spelled Costello]
I Private   John M. Hill also served in Co M 8th US Cavalry Regiment
A & I Sergeant POW Andrew J. Jeffries captured & patroled at Battle of Lexington, Ky 18 Oct 1862; Transferred from Co A to Co I & promoted from Sergt. to 2d Lt. on 8 Dec 1863
I, F&S Veterinary Surgeon
Chester B. Lee  Promoted from Private Co I to Regt. Veterinary Sergeant 7 Oct 1861
A & I Private   Granville M. Payne Disability discharge from Co A 12th OVI on 25 Jul 1862
Reinlisted in 4th OVC on 17 Dec 1863
I Private   Thomas C. Shotwell  
I Private   Joseph Vandervort/Vandervoort  
         

Troop K, 4th Ohio Cavalry Regiment
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org

Mustered in 15 Nov 1861 at Camp Dennison, Ohio by Lew Wilson, Captain 19th Infantry, U.S.A., Mustering Officer
Mustered out 15 Jul 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee by James P. W. Neill, Captain 18th Infantry, U.S.A., Acting Commissary of Musters Cavalry Corps, M. D. M.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
K Sergeant   Jacob Paul appointed Sergeant 14 Nov 1861; disability discharge on 25 Mar 1863

Troop L, 4th Ohio Cavalry Regiment - see Compiled Service Records for company
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org

The Troop was organized by Captain James Johnson at Camp Dennison
Mustered in 13 Aug 1862 at Cincinnati, O., by Captain Breslin, Mustering Officer.
Mustered out 26 Jun 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee by James P. W. Neill, Captain 18th Infantry, U.S.A., Acting Commissary of Musters Cavalry Corps, M. D. M.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
L Private   Ira C. Benedict Also served in Co F, 27th NY Infantry and in Co A, 69th OVI
L  
Eli Bowyer Drowned in the Ohio River with his discharge papers in his pocket
E, L, F&S Lt. Col. POW James Thomson/Thompson previously served in Burdsall's Independant Ohio Cavalry Regiment
promoted from 1st Sgt to 1st Lt, Co E on 1 Jan 1862
promoted to Captain, Co L 26 Feb 1863
captured and paroled at Battle of Lovejoy Station Georgia on 20 Aug 1864
promoted to Major, Field & Staff on 26 Nov, 1864
promoted to Lieutenant Colonel 5 Jul 1865 but not mustered
L Corporal   Charles H. Weaver Discharged 8 Dec 1863 on Surgeon's certificate of disability; later served in Co A 181st Ohio Infantry Regiment

Troop M, 4th Ohio Cavalry Regiment
See Compiled Service Records for Company at InternetArchive.org

The Troop was organized by Captain Megrue in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Mustered in 15 August 1862 at Cincinnati, O., by Captain Bresline, Mustering Officer.
Mustered out 15 July 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee by James P. W. Neill, Captain 18th Infantry, U.S.A., Acting Commissary of Musters Cavalry Corps, M. D. M.
Troop Rank
Name Remarks
M Private
John Keller  det. harness maker
         

Troop unknown, 4th Ohio Cavalry Regiment

Troop Rank
Name Remarks
         

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