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MARIETTA TOWNSHIP


Name: Becker, Theobold [NOT IN WILLIAMS HISTORY]

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Addenda: Becker, Theobold. Listed in the American CW database as elisted in Marietta, Ohio as a Private on Oct. 12, 1861 at the age of 46 with the 63rd OVI, Co. F. He died of disease on May 16, 1862 in Marietta, Ohio.



Name: Campbell, Thomas R.

Unit: 77th, Co. B Private

Death: Sept. 25, 1862

Cause/Notes:

Addenda: CAMPBELL, Thomas R. (Marietta Twp.) Williams History states that he was a private. Actually, he enlisted as a 1st Class Sergeant on Nov. 15, 1861 at the age of 30. Promoted to Full Lieutenant 2nd Class on Aug. 26, 1862. (Not mustered out.) He died 1 day short of one month after being promoted.



Name: Childs, Thomas [NOT IN WILLIAMS HISTORY]

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Addenda: Childs, Thomas. Listed in the American CW Soldiers database as a resident of Marietta, Ohio. Enlisted as a Private in the 14th OVI, Co. H on April 27, 1861. Died of disease on June 5, 1861 at Marietta, Ohio



Name: Cole, John W. B.

Unit: 1st Cavalry, Co. I Private

Death: Sept. 10, 1864 Near Atlanta

Cause/Notes: Typhoid Fever

Addenda: Cole, John (Marietta Twp.) According to the CW Soldiers & Sailors System Database, John W. Cole was a Private in Company L (not I, as stated in Williams History] in the Ohio 1st Cavalry. The American CW Soldiers Database does not give any indication that he died.



Name: Corner, John (NOT IN WILLIAMS HISTORY)

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Addenda: Corner, John (Marietta, Ohio) Listed in the American CW Soldier database is a John Corner, a resident of Marietta, Ohio who enlisted as a Private on Oct. 17, 1861 with the 63rd OVI, Co. F at the age of 20. He died of disease on Jan. 2, 1862 at Marietta, Ohio.



Name: Hill, Wallace

Unit: 77th, Co. B Private

Death: May 6, 1863 Alton, Illinois

Cause/Notes: Measles

Addenda: Hill, Wallace (Marietta Twp.) Buried at the Alton National Cemetery



Name: Hill, Ephraim A.

Unit: 2nd Heavy Artillary, Co. K Private

Death: Apr. 3, 1865

Cause/Notes: Also served in the 87th, Co. A. Died of Intermittent Fever.

Addenda: HILL, Ephraim A. (Marietta Twp.) Williams History states that he died Aug. 3, 1865. American Civil War Database give the death date as Apr. 6, 1865 in Knoxville, TN.



Name: Landus, John (NOT IN WILLIAMS HISTORY)

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Addenda: Landus, John (Marietta, Ohio) There is a John Landus listed in the American CW Soldiers database, a resident of Marietta, Ohio who enlisted with the Union Army on Sept. 15, 1861 at the age of 35. On Jan. 1, 1862, he enlisted with the 63rd OVI, Co. He died of disease on Feb. 6, 1862 at Marietta, Ohio.



Name: Maxon, Russell, W.

Unit: 1st Cavalry, Co. L Private

Death: Sept. 20, 1864

Cause/Notes:

Addenda: MAXON, Russell (Marietta Twp.) Died in Atlanta, GA.



Name: Mitchell, Edward S.

Unit: 7th Cavalry, Co. H Private

Death: 1863

Cause/Notes: Chronic diarrhea

Addenda: MITCHELL, Edward S. (Marietta Twp.) Williams History states that he died in 1863. This is most likely an error. He was a POW on Nov. 6, 1863 at Rogersville, TN. Mustered out Co. H. 7th Cal. on June 29, 1865.



Name: Oliver, Henry

Unit: 36th, Co. G Private

Death: Aug. 1864 Fredericktown, Maryland

Cause/Notes: Also in the 4th Cavalry, Co. C. Killed

Addenda: OLIVER, Henry (Marietta Twp.) He was in Co. F. Died Sept. 1, 1862. Not Co. G and death date as August 1864 as stated in Williams History.



Name: Price, John (NOT IN WILLIAMS HISTORY)

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Addenda: Price, John (Marietta, Ohio) Listed in the American CW Soldiers database, one John Price, a resident of Marietta, Ohio, enlisted as a Corporal in the 63rd OVI, Co. H on Dec. 5, 1861 at the age of 30. He died of disease on Nov. 20, 1863 at Marietta, Ohio.



Name: Priest, John S.

Unit: 36th, Co. F Private

Death: April 6, 1864

Cause/Notes: Served one month.

Addenda: PRIEST, John (Marietta Twp.) Middle Name is Summer. Williams History states that he enlisted on March 6, 1864 at the age of 19. American Civil War Database states he was 18 when he enlisted on Feb. 29, 1864. He died in Chattanooga, TN. Reg.,Co., and date of death are the same in both databases.



Name: Rake Abraham

Unit: 7th Cavalry

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Addenda: Rake, Abraham (Marietta Twp.) According to the CW Soldiers & Sailors System Database, Abraham was a Private in Company H, 7th Ohio Cavalry. Not listed in the American Civil War Soldiers database under this Name and regiment.



Name: Rake, Elias

Unit: 7th Cavalry, Co. H

Death:

Cause/Notes: Marietta, Ohio

Addenda: RAKE, ELIAS (Marietta Twp.) Private. Died of disease on November 7, 1862 in Marietta, Ohio.



Name: Rake, John R.

Unit: 7th Cavalry, Co. H

Death: Rocky Gap, Kentucky

Cause/Notes: Killed.

Addenda: RAKE, John Jr. (Marietta Twp.) The information above is all that is stated in Williams History about his military history. American Civil War Database states that he enlisted as a Private in Co. H, 7th Cal., Ohio on Oct. 27, 1862. Killed on June 8, 1863 in Monticello, KY.



Name: Reeves, Isaac

Unit: 92nd, Co. F

Death: Feb. 25, 1864

Cause/Notes: Gunshot

Addenda: REEVES, Isaac (Marietta Twp.) Williams History states that he died of a gunshot on Feb. 25, 1864. American Civil War Database states he was a POW and wounded on Feb. 25, 1864 at Rocky Face Ridge, GA. Does not give any information about his death or muster date.



Name: Reeves, Richard (NOT IN WILLIAMS HISTORY)

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Addenda: Reeves, Richard (Marietta, Ohio) Listed in the American CW Soldiers database as a resident of Marietta, Ohio. Enlisted with the Union Army as a Private on July 23, 1862 at the age of 19. Enlisted in the 92nd OVI, Co. B on Sept. 17, 1862. Died of disease on Oct. 24, 1862 at Marietta, Ohio.



Name: Richardson, Edward L.

Unit: 77th Co. B Private

Death: Feb. 25, 1864 Tyler Texas

Cause/Notes: POW

Addenda: Edward L. Richardson (Marietta Twp.) Buried on October 21, 1864 at the Alexandria National Cemetery in Alabama.



Name: Riley, John Newton

Unit: 7th Cavalry, Co. H Private

Death: Aug. 1864

Cause/Notes:

Addenda: RILEY, John Newton (Marietta, Twp.) Mustered out on June 29, 1865.



Name: Snyder, Joseph B.

Unit: 92nd, Co. F Sergeant

Death: Oct. 13, 1863

Cause/Notes:

Addenda: SNYDER, Joseph B. (Marietta Twp.) Wounded on September 24, 1863 at Chattanooga, TN. Died on October 14, 1863 in Chattanooga, TN.



Name: Speakman, William (NOT IN WILLIAMS HISTORY)

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Addenda: Speakman, William (Marietta, Ohio) Listed in the American CW database, one William Speakman, a resident of Marietta, Ohio enlisted with the Union Army on Aug. 13, 1862 at the age of 19. Enlisted with the 114th OVI, Co. K on Sept. 11, 1862. Died of disease on Dec. 3, 1862 at Marietta, Ohio.



Name: Stewart, George (NOT IN WILLIAMS HISTORY)

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Addenda: Stewart, George (Marietta, Ohio) Listed in the American CW Soldiers database, one George Stewart, a resident of Marietta, Ohio enlisted as a Private with the 47th Illinois Infantry Regiment, Co. A on Aug. 16, 1861. He died on Nov. 15, 1861 at Jefferson City, MO.



Name: Stoltz, John (NOT IN WILLIAMS HISTORY)

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Addenda: Stoltz, John (Marietta, Ohio) Listed in the American CW Soldiers Database, a one John Stoltz enlisted as a Private with the Union Army on Aug. 9, 1862 at the age of 28. Enlisted in the 114th OVI, Co. G on Sept. 9, 1862. Died of disease on Nov. 26, 1862 at Marietta, OH.



Name: Stuckey, Jeremiah

Unit: 148th, Co. A Private

Death: May 1864

Cause/Notes:

Addenda: STUCKEY, Jeremiah (Marietta Twp.) Accidentally killed on May 23, 1864 in Marietta, Ohio, which was the day that the regiment left Marietta for the field by way of train. An accident occurred at the train resulting in the death of 3 and serious injury of 3 others. I am assuming that Jeremiah Stuckey was one of the 3 that was killed.



Name: Thorniley, Nathan D.

Unit: 92nd, Co. F Private

Death: Sept. 4, 1863 Nashville

Cause/Notes: Middle Name is DeWitt. Died of consumption.



Name: Yeardley, Frank B.

Unit: 39th Co. B

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MARIETTA CITY - FIRST WARD



Name: Koenig, Jacob

Unit: 39th, Co. F Captain

Death: Aug. 21 or 22, 1863 Memphis, Tennessee

Cause/Notes: Organized Co. F. 39th OVI in July 1861. Died of Flux & Fever. [Williams History gives two DOD]



Name: Eaton, John W.

Unit: 1st Virginia, Co. C Private

Death: Sept. 3, 1862 Bull Run

Cause/Notes: 2nd. Battle Mortally wounded



Name: Field, Joseph

Unit: 77th Drummer

Death: Mar. 5, 1864 Little Rock, Arkansas

Cause/Notes: Age 16 at the time of enlistment. Served one month. Died of Typhoid Fever.



Name: Hathaway, Luther

Unit: 39th, Co. B Private

Death: Mar. 5, 1864

Cause/Notes: Detailed hospital steward. Buried at Mound Cemetery.

Addenda: HATHAWAY, Luther (Marietta Twp., 1st Ward) Promoted to Full Hospital Steward on July 31, 1861. Promoted to Full Private on Dec. 10, 1862. (Reduced to ranks. Died in Saint Louis, MO.



Name: Hidebrand, Jesse

Unit: 77th Colonel

Death: April 18, 1863 Alton, Illinois Cause/Notes: Buried at Mound Cemetery, Marietta, Ohio

Addenda: Hildebrand, Jesse (Marietta City 1st Ward). Have seen in various books where his last Name is spelled "Hilderbrand.

Jesse was Washington County, Ohio Sheriff from Jan. 1850 to 1853.

According to the American Civil War Soldiers Database, he enlisted on Oct.1, 1861 as a Colonel at the age of 60. He was commissioned in Company S of the 77th OVI on Jan. 25, 1862.

He died of disease on Apr. 18,, 1863 at Alton, Illinois. Jesse was in command of the Alton Prison from Sept. 5, 1862 until his death. Some Alton Prison websites state that Jesse took sick and returned to his home in Ohio before he died. This is not true. He died at Alton Prison while he was Commander of the prison. Excerpt from the Alton Prison Website


When he died, Major William Bion Mason, (grandson of William Bond Mason, 1st 48 settlers of Marietta) was promoted to Colonel. William remained in command of the Alton Prison until July 30, 1863 when he was relived by Colonel George Kinkade of the 37th Iowa Volunteers.



Name: Holden, Charles Asa

Unit: 1st Virginia Artillary, Co. C Private

Death: Dec. 7, 1872

Cause/Notes: Also served as a fifer in the 18th, Co. C.



Name: McFarland, B. Powell

Unit: 39th, Co. B Corporal

Death: June 26, 1864 Kennesaw Mountian

Cause/Notes: Killed



Name: Parker, Adoniram

Unit: 39th, Co. B Private

Death: Oct. 1, 1863

Cause/Notes: Died of wounds.



Name: Turner, George B.

Unit: 92nd, Co. F Adjutant

Death: Dec. 1, 1863 Officers' Hospital

Cause/Notes: Mortally wounded at Mission Ridge. Name is mentioned again as George Butler Turder in Williams History in Civil War section of this township



Name: Wells, Charles Elijah

Unit: 36th, Co. D Private

Death: Jan. 14, 1862 Summersville, WV

Cause/Notes: Typhoid Fever. In 1862, Summersville was still apart of Virginia. West Virginia wasn't formed until 1863.



Name: Zoller, George

Unit: 36th, Co. B Private

Death: Mar. 1862

Cause/Notes:




MARIETTA CITY - SECOND WARD



Name: Elles, Arthur D.

Unit: Captain

Death: Sept. 13, 1864

Cause/Notes: In June 1863 he resigned due to exposure and hardships of the war. Buried in Mound Cemetery.

Addenda: ELLES, Arthur D. (Marietta Twp.-2nd Ward) Last Name is "EELS" Enlisted as a Captain on Aug. 27, 2862 at the age of 25 in Co. H. 7th Ohio Cavalry. Resigned on June 9, 1863.



Name: Cook[e], Pardon, Jr.

Unit: 77th Asst. Surgeon

Death: Aug. 21 or Oct. 31 1863.

Cause/Notes: Chills. Sick 1 week.

COOK(E), Pardon Jr. (Marietta Twp.-2nd Ward) Williams History states the above info in the Civil War section of the book. However, Pardon's biography in the same book states that he died Oct. 31, 1863 on a steamer on the White River, near Duvall's Bluff Arkansas. Last Name listed as COOK. Died on August 31, 1863 in DeVall's Bluff, AR.



Name: Corey, Joseph

Unit: 63rd, Co. G Orderly Sergeant

Death: July 18, 1862

Cause/Notes: Typhoid Fever. Also in the 18th, Co. B. & 77th



Name: Corey, Decatur

Unit: 36th, Co. A Private

Death: July 24, 1864 Winchester

Cause/Notes: Killed in battle



Name: Field, Joseph

Unit: 77th, Co. G Private

Death: Mar 5, 1864 Little Rock, Arkansas

Cause/Notes: Detailed as a drummer.



Name: Green, Richard L.

Unit: 25th, Co. H Captain

Death: Sept 5, 1862

Cause/Notes:



Name: Jones, Alexander

Unit: 77th, Co. B Private

Death: Sept. 12, 1862 Alton, Illinois

Cause/Notes: Yellow Fever



Name: Jones, Joseph

Unit: 72nd Indiana, Co. E Private

Death: Mar. 31, 1863

Cause/Notes: Typhoid Fever



Name: Moore, George

Unit: 39th, Co. B Private

Death: July 22, 1864

Cause/Notes: Killed

Addenda: MOORE, George (Marietta Twp.-2nd Ward) Killed in Peach Tree Creek, GA. Buried in Section F, Site 4771 in Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta GA.



Name: Porterfield, William L.

Unit: 77th, Co. B Lieut.

Death: Apr 8, 1862 Shiloh

Cause/Notes: Shot in neck. Buried in Mound Cemetery.

Addenda: Cap Mason's Letter: Battle of Shiloh




Name: Smith, Edwin

Unit: 47th, Co. B Private

Death: May 30, 1863 Vicksburg

Cause/Notes: Killed



Name: Whittlesey, William Beale

Unit: 92nd, Co. F Captain

Death: Nov. 25, 1863 Mission Ridge

Cause/Notes: Struck with a ball through the heart.



Name: Giles, Edward [NOT LISTED IN WILLIAMS HISTORY]

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Addenda: GILES, Edward (Marietta Twp.-2nd Ward) Not listed in Williams History. SCOTT BRITTON RESEARCH: GILES, Edward; 32; 5th USCI; G; PVT; Killed in New Madrid, MO by his former overseer; Enlisted on 13 Aug 1864 in Marietta City-2nd Ward; Mustered out on 22 Aug 1865 at New Berne, NC on expiration of term of service; Mound Cemetery;

He was shot by his former overseer on a plantation in New Madrid, MO when he traveled from his new home at Marietta, OH back to New Madrid, MO to bring his mother-in-law to live in Marietta. Instead, she escorted his dead body back to Marietta for burial in the Mound Cemetery.

He was freed from slavery when the Union army went through New Madrid. He was still dressed in his uniform/Union overcoat when he was killed by a Confederate sympathizer, his former overseer. Listed in Marietta Times on 15 Mar 1866 as Shot by Newton Hammond & buried in Mound Cemetery on 3 Mar 1866.; 2/12/66; ; GILES; ; ; ; ; ; Abt. 1832


 



MARIETTA CITY - THIRD WARD



Name: Boomer, Charles D.

Unit: 77th, Co. D Private

Death: Apr. 30, 1863

Cause/Notes: Suicide

Addenda: BOOMER, Charles D. (Marietta Twp.-3rd Ward) Listed as Charles D BOSNER on the Roster for Co. D, 77th OVI. Died in Alton, Illinois. Also see: Charles D. Bosner (below)



Name: Booth, George Albert

Unit: 77th, Co. B Corporal

Death: Apr. 1862 Shiloh

Cause/Notes: Mortally Wounded

Addenda: BOOTH, George Albert (Marietta Twp.-3rd Ward) Enlised on Oct. 14, 1861 for 3 years at the age of 19 yrs. old. Appointed Corporal on April 2, 1861. Killed on April 6, 1862. Buried in Section K, Grave No. 237 in Shiloh National Cemetery in Pittsburgh Landing, TN. View a photo of his headstone at www.shilohbattlefield.org/cemetery


Cap Mason's Letter: Battle of Shiloh



Name: Bosner, Charles D. (NOT IN WILLIAMS HISTORY. SEE CHARLES D. BOOMER)

Unit: 77th, Co. D Private

Death: Apr. 30, 1863

Cause/Notes: Suicide

Addenda: BOOMER, Charles D. (Marietta Twp.-3rd Ward) Listed as Charles D BOSNER on the Roster for Co. D, 77th OVI. Died in Alton, Illinois.



Name: Cram, Jacob

Unit: Putnam Guards Captain

Death: July 20, 1863

Cause/Notes: Killed during the Morgan Raid. Mistaken for a rebel. Shot, robbed and buried where he fell. His remains were afterwards removed and reinterred at Mound Cemetery.



Name: Clarke, Melvin

Unit: 36th Colonel

Death: Sept. 17, 1862 Antietam

Cause/Notes: Killed



Name: Clarke, Joseph D.

Unit: 148th, Co. A Private

Death: Aug. 9, 1864 City Point

Cause/Notes: Killed by an explosion.



Name: Condit, Timothy

Unit: 1st Calvary, Co. L 2nd Lieut.

Death: Dec. 31, 1862 Murphreesborough

Cause/Notes: Killed in battle



Name: Conner, John Jr.

Unit: 63rd, Co. F

Death: Jan. 1861

Cause/Notes: Measles



Name: Dye, Elijah

Unit: 39th, Co. B Private

Death: Nov. 7, 1861

Cause/Notes: Measles. Detailed as a butcher.

Addenda: DYE, Elijah (Marietta Twp.-3rd Ward) Died in Quincy, Illinois.



Name: Lacey, Charles

Unit: 1st Virginia Light Artillary, Co. C Private

Death: July 3, 1863 Gettysburg

Cause/Notes: Killed



Name: Merabin, L. R.

Unit: 1st Virginia Light Artillary, Co. C Private

Death:

Cause/Notes: Captured at Rodgersville, Tennessee and imprisioned. Nothing further heard of him.

Addenda: Merabin, L. R. (Marietta, 3rd Ward). In the American Civil War Soldiers database, I found a Leonidas Mirabin, enlisted as a Sergeant in Battery C, Light Artillery Regiment, West Virginia. Also found a Leonidas Maribin/Maraben in the 1890 Veterans Census. This one is living in Hamilton County, Ohio. States that he was a Private in the 18th Ohio, Co. B. Post office is Cincinnati, Ohio. Left thumb shot off. Don't know if this is the same as L. R. Merabin or not.



Name: Reiter, Nicholas

Unit: 1st Virginia Light Artillary Co. H Private

Death: 1863

Cause/Notes: Lung Fever



Name: Rudig, Adam

Unit: 39th, Co. F Private

Death: Mar. 1865

Cause/Notes: Diarrhea

Addenda: RUDIG, Adam (Marietta Twp.-3rd Ward) Died on March 25 1865 in Goldsboro, NC.



Name: Schminke, Augustus

Unit: 7th Cavalry, Co. H Bugler

Death: Nov. 6, 1863 Rigersville, Tennessee

Cause/Notes: Killed



Name: Stump, Lawrence

Unit: 36th, Co. B Private

Death: Apr. 4, 1865

Cause/Notes: Died from wound in the lungs.

Addenda: STUMP, Lawrence (Marietta Twp.-3rd Ward) Williams History states he died on Apr. 4, 1865. Civil War Database states he died of wounds on March 28, 1865 in Goldsboro, NC.



Name: Wellbrook, Henry

Unit: 63rd, Co. F Private

Death: Mar. 31, 1864 St. Louis

Cause/Notes: Diarrhea


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