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  • William W. Yarnell (c.1822-1871 or 1875) - Private, Company F, 146th Ohio National Guard Infantry Regiment
 
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  • Wilson Yarnell (c1848-____) - Private, Company F, 146th Ohio Infantry Regiment
    • Warren County Soldiers Serving in the 146th OVI
    • Hardesty's 1886 Military History of Ohio, Warren County Edition, page 311
      "Yarnell, Wilson, e. at Morrow, 146th O. V. I.; dis. Sept. 7, 1864."
    • Service Record from American Civil War Research Database by Historical Data Systems
      Wilson Yarnall enlisted as a 16 year old Private on 2 May 1864
      Mustered into Co F 146th OVI on 2 May 1864
      Mustered Out at Camp Dinnison, Ohio on 7 Sep 1964
YEAGER
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  • Benjamin M. Yeager (1831-1909) - Musician, Company H, 1st Ohio Heavy Artillery Regiment
    CONFLICTING INFORMATION: Records indicating that the Benjamin M. Yeager buried in Lebanon Cemetery served in the 1st OVHA are thought to be wrong. 
    • photo of gravestone at Lebanon Cemetery - Interment #3780 of Benjamin M. Yeager in lot 424 on 29 Mar 1909
    • Service Record from American Civil War Soldiers at Ancestry.com [paid site]
      Benjamin M. Yeager enlisted as a 17 year old Musician on 30 Sep 1862
      Mustered into Co H 117th OVI on 31 Nov 1862
      Transferred to Co H, 1st OVHA on 12 Aug 1863
      Promoted to Principal Musician and transferred to F&S, 1st OVHA on 7 Oct 1864
      Mustered out at Knoxville, Tennessee on 25 Jul 1865
      Other Information: b. 1847, d. 1923, buried Lucasville Cemetery, Valley Twp, Scioto County, Ohio
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YAZEL
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  • John Yeazel (c1843-1900) - Private, Company E, 61st Ohio Infantry and Company E, 82nd Ohio Infantry
    • grave at Clarksville IOOF Cemetery, Vernon Twp, Clinton County, Ohio
    • Hardesty's 1886 Military History of Ohio, Warren County Edition, page 312
      "Yeazell, John, served in co. E, 61st O. V. I.; and co. E, 82d O. V. I. 1862-5."
    • Service Record from American Civil War Research Database by Historical Data Systems
      John G. Yenzel enlisted as a 19 year old Private on 22 Feb 1862
      Mustered into Co E, 61st OVI on 22 Feb 1862
      Transferred (veteran) to Co E, 82nd OVI on 31 Mar 1865
      Mustered out at Louisville, Kentucky on 24 Jul 1865
    • Pension Index Cards
      John Yazel (alias John G. Yeazel) filed for a pension on 17 Sep 1885 (Application #549936, Certificate #348781) for service in Co E, 61st OVI & Co E 82nd OVI
      died January 1900
      Manerva Yazel filed for a widows' pension in Ohio on 9 Feb 1900 (Application #713528, Certificate #493085)
 
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  • Nathaniel B. Yeazel (1847-1915) - Company H, 113th Ohio Infantry Regiment
    • photo of gravestone at Lebanon Cemetery - Interment #3994 of Nathan B. Yeazel in Corwin Addition lot 474 (G.A.R. Lot) on 30 Jan 1915
    • Hardesty's 1886 Military History of Ohio, Warren County Edition, page 312
      "Yeazell, Nathaniel B. e. July 1863, co. H, 113th O. V. I.; m. o. July 6, 1865."
    • Service Record from American Civil War Soldiers at Ancestry.com [paid site]
      Nathaniel Yeazle enlisted as a 19 year old Private on 20 Jul 1863
      Mustered into Co H, 113th OVI on 20 Jul 1863
      Mustered out at Louisville, Kentucky on 6 Jul 1865
    • Pension Index Cards
      Nathaniel B. Yeazel filed for a pension on 24 Sep 1881 (Application #432215, Certificate #371718) for service in Co H, 113th OVI
      died Jan. 28, 1915
    • Ohio Death Certificate #5535 (1915) Nathaniel B. Yeazel
      Widowed white male farmer
      born 4 Sep 1847 in Ohio to Jackson G. Yeazel & Abigail Hall
      died 28 Jan 1915 at Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio, aged 67 years 4 months 24 days
      buried Lebanon Cemetery 30 Jan 1915
    • "Nathaniel B. Yeazel," obituary, Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), February 4, 1915
      " . . . He was a soldier of the Civil War, having enlisted at Columbus as a recruit in Co. H, 113th Regiment of Ohio Volunteer Infantry July 20, 1863, Colonel John G. Mitchell in command. From the first he saw hard Military service having been engaged in many important battles of the war. He was in the battles of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19, 20, 1863, Siege of Nashville, Rocky Face Ridge, Resaca, Doleas, Kennison Mountain. He wes in the bloody battle of Peach Tree Creek July 20, 1863 where General McPherson was killed, and fought in the Siege of Atlanta. He also made the famous march with Sherman to the Sea, and was with his regiment in the Siege of Savannah. He fought at Bentonville, Ga., and was with Sherman's army when Johnson surrendered and which ended the War of the Rebellion. He had his hearing impaired in an engagement at Ringold Gap, Ga., May 1864. He was honorably discharged at Louisville, Ky., July 6, 1865 by order of the War Department."
YEO
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YORK
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  • Thomas York (1845-1924) - Private, Co F 10th Kentucky Cavalry & Co I 173rd Ohio Infantry
    [appears to have married the widow of Jacob A. Thompson but no other Warren County connection found]
    • grave at Woodside Cemetery, Middletown, Ohio
    • Service Record from American Civil War Research Database by Historical Data Systems
      Enlisted as a Private from Covington, Kentucky on 9 Aug 1862
      Mustered into Co F, 10th Ky Cav on 9 Sep 1862
      Mustered out at Maysville, Kentucky on 17 Sep 1863
      Reenlisted as an 18 year old Private on 4 Sep 1864
      Mustered into Co I 173rd OVI on 16 Sep 1864
      Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee on 26 Sep 1865
    • Pension Index Cards
      Filed for a pension on 16 Apr 1890 (SC#777452) for service in Co F 10th Ky Cav & Co I 173rd OVI
      Remarks:  see SC#212150 & WC#724523, Jacob A. Thompson, Co G 1st Ohio Kavy & Co K 4th US VVI
    • Ohio Death Certificate #6851 (1924) Thomas B. York
      white male married to Rebecca York
      born 9 Sep 1845 in Virginia
      died 2 Feb 1924 in Middletown, Ohio
      buried 5 Feb 1924 in Woodside Cemetery, Middletown, Ohio
YOUNG
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  • Chauncey W. Young (1842-1920) - First Sergeant, Company K, 145th Illinois Infantry Regiment
    • photo of gravestone at Woodhill Cemetery - Sec. 3 Lot 145-1
    • WPA Veteran Grave Registration Plat Maps - Woodhill Cemetery #110 (sheets 65-72)
    • Service Record from American Civil War Research Database by Historical Data Systems
      Chauncey W. Young enlisted as a 1st Sergeant from Bloomington, Illinois on 11 May 1864
      Mustered into Co K, 145th Ill Inf on 9 Jun 1864
      Mustered out at Camp Butler, Springfield, Illinois on 23 Sep 1864
    • Pension Index Cards
      Chauncey W. Young filed for a pension in Ohio on 11 Dec 1912 (Application #1407332, Certificate #1172303) for service in Co K, 14th Ill. Inf.
      died 24 Apr 1920 at Nat. Mil Home, Dayton, OH.
      Jane G. Young filed for a widow's pension in Ohio on 19 May 1920 (Application #1158027, Certificate #896542)
    • Ohio Death Certificate #31736 (1920) Chauncey W. Young
      married white male salesman
      born 3 Aug 1842 in Pennsylvania to Phillip Young
      died 24 Apr 1920 at National Military Home Hospital, Jefferson Twp, Montgomery County, Ohio
      buried 27 Apr 1920 at Franklin Cemetery
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  • John W. Young (c1838-1926) - Private, Company K, 22nd Ohio Infantry & Corporal, Company C, 54th Ohio Infantry
    • Hardesty's 1886 Military History of Ohio, Warren County Edition, page 311
      "Young, John , 3-month service in 22d O. V. I.; e. Sept. 1861, co. C, 54th O. V. I.; cap. at Atlanta; over 7 months in Andersonville; dis. June, 1865"
    • Service Record #1 from American Civil War Research Database by Historical Data Systems
      John Young enlisted as a 23 year old Private on 24 Apr 1861
      Mustered into Co K, 22nd OVI on 27 Apr 1861 (3 months)
      Mustered out at Athens, Ohio on 19 Aug 1861
    • Service Record #2 from American Civil War Research Database by Historical Data Systems
      John W. Young enlisted as a 23 year old Corporal on 18 Oct 1861
      Mustered into Co C, 54th OVI on 18 Oct 1861
      POW (no date or place)
      Mustered out at Camp Chase, Ohio on 22 Jun 1865
    • Ohio. Warren County. 1890 U.S. Census, "special schedule.-surviving soldiers, sailors, and marines, and widows, etc. Digital images. Ancestry.com.
      John W. Young, Wayne Twp ED 304, page 1, dwelling #34, family #34, Waynesville, Post Office
      Corporal, K 22 OVI from 14 Apr 1861 to 15 Aug 1861; 4 months, 4 days
      Corporal, C 54 OVI from 15 Sep 1861 to 1 Jun 1864; 2 years 3 months 14 days
      Corporal, C 54 OVI from 1 Jun 1864 to 26 Jun 1865; 1 year 5 months 27 days
    • Pension Index Cards
      John W. Young filed for a pension on 5 Jul 1890 & on 25 Mar 1908 (Application #880498, Certificate #695236) for service in Co K 22nd OVI & Co C, 54th OVI
      died 10 Oct 1926 at National Military Home Ohio
    • U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938
      John W. Young Case #28673, Central Branch, Dayton, Ohio, Register Y, image 122
      Military History:
      Enlisted 22 Apr 1861 at Greenfield, Ohio as Pvt, Co K, 22 Ohio Inf.; discharged 19 Aug 1861 at Athens, Ohio
      Enlisted 18 Oct 1861 at Greenfield, Ohio as Corpl Co C, 54th Ohio Inf.; discharged 4 Jan 1864 at Bellfont, Ala.
      Re-enlisted 5 Jan 1864 at Bellfont, Alabama as Corpl Co C, 54th Ohio Inf.; discharged 22 Jun 1865 at Camp Chase, Ohio
      Domestic History: born Ohio, age 65, single male carpenter, residence Waynesville, Ohio; brother Ferdinand W. Young, Greenfield, Ohio
      Home History: Admitted to Central Branch 18 Apr 1903, died 10 Oct 1926; niece - Mrs. J. W. Thompson, Dayton, O
      General Remarks: Section 3 Row 8 Grave No. 12
    • Ohio Death Certificate #63599 (1926) John W. Young
      single white male carpenter
      died 10 Oct 1926 at National Military Home, Jefferson Twp, Montgomery County, Ohio
      buried 13 Oct 1926 National Military Home Ohio
    • US Dept of Veteran Affairs, Nationwide Gravesite Locator 
      John W. Young, Cpl Infantry Civil War
      Date of Death: 10 Oct 1926
      Buried at Dayton National Cemetery, Section 3 Row 8 Site 12
 
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  • William T. Young (1833-1893) - Private, Company D, 48th Ohio Infantry & Company C, 175th Ohio Infantry Regiment
    • photo of gravestone at Miami Cemetery
    • Hardesty's 1886 Military History of Ohio, Warren County Edition, page 311
      "Young, Wm. T. co. D, 48th O. V. I.; suffered hernia at Shiloh; dis. for disab. Jan. 4, 1863; also in service last yeare of war in O. Inf. Reg."
    • Service Record from American Civil War Research Database by Historical Data Systems
      Enlisted as a 29 year old Private on 6 Oct 1861
      Mustered into Co D, 48th OVI on 12 Dec 1861
      Disability Discharge at Memphis, Tennessee on 4 Jan 1863
    • Service Record from American Civil War Research Database by Historical Data Systems
      Enlisted as a 32 year old private on 3 Sep 1864
      Mustered into Co C, 175th OVI on 13 Sep 1864
      Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee on 27 Jun 1865
    • Pension Index Cards
      Filed for a pension on 1 Sep 1864 (Certificate #131867) for service in Co D, 48th OVI and in Co C, 175th OVI
      Mary E. Young filed for widows' pension in Ohio on 30 Jun 1893 (Certificate #428072)
    • List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Volume III, Page 342
      "Wm. T. Young, Harveysburgh PO, SC#131867, injury to abdomen, $4.00 monthly pension"

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