Butler County Roll of Honor

SOLDIERS OF THE REBELLION

    John MCCLEARY, 37; major United States Army; died at Charleston, South Carolina, February 26, 1868.
    Samuel R. JOHNS, 20; F, 3d; killed in battle at Middle Fork Bridge, West Virginia, July 21, 1861.
    J. S. EARHART, 39; 35th; captain and topographical engineer; at Camp Thomas near Winchester, Tennessee, August 10, 1863.
    William ANDERSON, 28; F, 3d; April 30, 1868.
    John GIFFEN, 22; I, 35th; Hanover Township; November 14, 1862.
    Jacob MARSH, 49; I, 35th; January 17, 1863.
    Matthias GRISSLE, 22; 167th; May 25, 1865.
    Hamilton MILLER, 37; 3d; June 13, 1861.
    J. W. FALCONER, 25; captain 41st United States colored troops; from wounds in battle, May 2, 1865.
    Andy BYERS, 48; 26th; of Fairfield Township; July 10, 1862.
    W. H. WILSON, 24; sergeant C, 1st; of Indianapolis, Indiana; April 19, 1862.
    J. W. WILSON, 51; captain C, 5th; of St. Clair Township; February 6, 1871.
    Captain O. MINOR, 41; K, 75th; at Galveston, Texas; April 27, 1868. Born in Eaton, Ohio. Appointed captain by the President.
    Wilkison BEATY, 69; 35th; wagon master; September 30, 1866.
    Colonel M. C. RYAN, 41; 50th; regiment consolidated with 61st regiment before his death; October 23, 1861.
    W. J. WILLIAMS, 19; 167th; of Millvale, Ohio; at Loup Creek, West Virginia, August 14, 1864.
    D. J. BEAVER, 21; 39th; November 1, 1862.
    S. D. STEPHENSON, 22; I, 5th; May 26, 1862.
    W. H. EACOTT, 27; lieutenant, B. 35th; August12, 1864.
    W. C. STEWART, 26; 93d; from wounds at Stone River, February 11, 1863.
    J. M. STEWART, 30; K, 37th Indiana Volunteers; killed at New Hope, Georgia, May 27, 1864. Of St. Clair Township.
    B. F. KYLE; C, 35th; missing at Chickamauga, buried in an unknown grave; September 19, 1863.
    Wm. H. MILLER, 38; second lieutenant, B, 12th; killed in West Virginia while scouting, September 15, 1861. He was in the battle of Peters Creek.
    D. C. BECKETT, 27; major, 61st; killed in the battle of Kenesaw Mountain, June 22. 1864. Born in Hanover Township.
    Jerome FALCONER, 19; 93d; from wounds at Stone River, August 17, 1863.
    Adam RICHARD, 40; 3d; May 28, 1864. He was born in Germany.
    John VAN DERVEER, 38; 35th; captain and quartermaster; August 19, 1875.
    George D. DILG, 16; 108th; December 24, 1862.
    Porter DURELL, 27; 167th; March 4, 1865. He was in the one hundred days' service from Indiana, and re-enlisted in the 167th.
    Henry SMITH, 20; 3d; at Annapolis, Md., from wounds received at Murfreesboro, Tenn., February 21, 1863.
   A. F. GARGUS, 26; 38TH; at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., June 25, 1863.
    Stephen G. LEFLAR, 33; in a Missouri regiment not known, April 2, 1870.
    Ed. FAIRCLOUGH, 35; 69th; of Fairfield Township; November 6, 1868. Born in England.
    Nat. ROGERS, 27; October 17, 1867. Born in Union Township.
    James JACKSON, 25; 35th; August 10, 1865.
    S. H. MILLER, 21; of Reilly Township; January 9, 1865.
    Samuel CRAWFORD, 28; 167th; of Fairfield Township; September 21, 1870.
    Colonel Minor MILLIKIN, 28; colonel First Ohio Volunteer Cavalry. Previously first lieutenant BURDSALL's Cavalry. Killed at Stone River, December 31, 1862; interred, January 8, 1863.
   Dr. F. D. MORRIS, 34; surgeon, 35th; September 21, 1864. Born at Lebanon, Ohio.
    Jacob STRAUB, 31; H, 83d; April 25, 1871.
    John C. ELLIOT, 47; F, 3d; October 7, 1862.
    James STRODE, 20; I, 35th; January 3, 1863.
    William H. Myers, 20; D, 167th; April 4, 1867.
    Thomas S. MYERS, 29; F, 167th; December 24, 1870.
    Fred. THOMAS, 26; H, 22d; of Symmes Corner; April 24, 1863.
    Isaac HAGERMAN, 20; 93d; at Nashville, Tennessee, January 28, 1863. Born in Fairfield Township.
    J. C. SCHMIDTMAN, 22; F, 69th; December 14, 1863.
    Alex SCHMIDTMAN, 28; K, 9th; September 7, 1863.
    Wilson FURREY, 33; 69th; of St. Clair Township; September 21, 1862.
    Captain Thomas STONE, 42; B, 35th; May 28, 1865. Born in Fairfield Township.
    John F. STONE, 22; 167th; January 27, 1867.
    William KENNEDY, 22; F, 3d; killed at the battle of Perryville, Kentucky, October 25, 1862.
    J. H. ATHERTON, 23; C, 93d; killed at Perryville, January 12, 1865. Was born in Fairfield Township.
    J. C. CHAPMAN, 38; F, 183d; July 21, 1868.
    J. W. MILLER, 32; of Fairfield Township; November 13, 1870.
    E. H. SCUDDER, 26; G. 83d; from wounds received at Arkansas Port, July 16, 1863. Born in Liberty Township.
    John MCCLEAN, 24; 93d; February 18, 1865.
    Henry C. RUTTER, 19; F, 3d; of Fairfield Township; January 3, 1862.
    Adolph GERWIG, 50; chaplain, 39th; February 7, 1862.
    John MYERS, 20; F, 69th; January 15, 1869.
    Lieutenant B. C. WILCOX, 28; C, 93d; November 5, 1862.
    Garrett PARKER, 17; I, 159th Illinois Volunteers, of Springfield, Illinois; a prisoner in the hands of the rebels at Nashville, Tennessee, January 13, 1865.
    Robert H. MILLER, 27; C. 93d; killed by cars, March 7, 1871.
    Captain Robert CLEMENTS, 38; F, 69th; October 29, 1870. Born in Juniata County, Pennsylvania.
    Colonel C. K. SMITH, 36; colonel and quartermaster; January 3, 1871.
    Captain J. W. C. SMITH, 43; a, 26th; October 31, 1873.
    Charles MORRIS, 21; I, 35th; February 8, 1863.
    James MCCLELLAN, 31; April 16, 1867.
    Captain Charles TROUNSELL, 37; F, 3d; January 31, 1875. Born in Ireland.
    William LONGFELLOW, 44; C, 69th; June 4, 1877. Born in St. Clair Township.
    Matthew MILLER, 33; C, 93d; September 16, 1872. Born in Clinton County.
    Fred. DONGES, 20; K, 47th; January 24, 1863.
    Peter VONSCYKE, 52; A, 26th; April 31, 1866.
    Joseph NEWELL, 42; C, 34th; December 7, 1873. Born in Cincinnati.
    Samuel YOUNG, 51; H, 22d; May 22, 1875. Born in Marietta, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
    John GREICELL, 48; 106th; January 6, 1873. Born in Germany.
    Hiram SHEDD, 28; D, 35th; March 19, 1872. Born in New York
    W. H. HELMER, 38; G, 35th; January 16, 1878.
    John WEAVER, 38, 69th; killed in battle, September 6, 1862.
    Geo. WILSON, 21; 8th; from wounds received at Beverly, West Virginia, November 27, 1864.
    Julius SCHUSTER, 30; 108TH; December 6, 1868. Born in Germany.
    John MAXHAM, 45; June 26, 1866.
    John BRUCK, 30; 108th; September 19, 1866. Born in Germany.
    Robert IRELAND, 47; C, 69th; December 30, 1868. He lost an arm at Jonesborough, Georgia. Born in Ireland.
    Philip HAILEY, 35; C, 167th; May 29, 1871. Born in Germany.
    John RUMMEL, 40; B, 106th; December 17, 1870. Born in Germany.
    Matthew ECKENROTH, 33; C, 93d; February 4, 1871.
    John WAGONER, 52; 111th; March 3, 1864.
    Dennis DOWNY, 33; 69th; 1864.
    A. W. SULLIVAN, 20; F, 69th; of Jones Station; died of wounds received at Mission Ridge, April 15, 1864.
    Lea BROWN, 35; 61st; February 17, 1862.
    Peter O'HARRON, 27' 61st; March 2, 1862.
    Henry ADAMS, 25; F, 3d; killed at the battle of Perryville, October 25, 1862.
    Dennis WEBSTER, 45; B, 106th; November 26, 1862.
    Herman REINHART, 28; 7th Indiana volunteers; September 6, 1863.
    G. W. SHELLHOUSE, 17; I, 83d; October 16, 1863.
    Lucas WILDE, 35; H, 22d; November 23, 1863.
    James PRICE, 22; 93d; February 1, 1865.
    Jos. W. HOWELL, 40; G, 67th; November 7, 1864.
    Isaac EARHART, 21; 83d; of St. Clair Township; February 28, 1864.
    George KINCH, 48; A, 26th; of St. Clair Township; November 8, 1870. Born in Ireland.
    Tom CORWIN, 36; F, 3d; October 3, 1871.
    Jacob HASH, 35; C, 131st; of Cincinnati; April 4, 1877.
    David KEMPLE, 36; 167th; April 12, 1872.
    Fred SWECKERT, 38; H, 22d; of Cincinnati killed in battle, April 27, 1862.
   A. W. BONE, 22; B, 35th; of Port Union; killed in battle, October 8, 1862.
    Jacob WETZELL, 27; color sergeant, F, 69th; killed at Mission Ridge, November 25, 1863.
    Nicholas HAGAR, 44; C, 167th; April 16, 1870. Born in Germany.
    Archey MAHON; 2d; April 10, 1871. Born in New York.
    J. P. DEITZ, 47; B, 1st; April 21, 1871. Was in battle of Bull Run. Born in Germany.
    John HALL, 35; H, 83d; at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, May 27, 1864.
    James WILLIS, 24; F, 3d; March 10, 1861.
    George W. ERWIN, 17; F, 196th; February 26, 1866.
    Samuel SHELLHOUSE, 16; I, 35th; of Ross Township; July 16, 1864.
    J. S. SHEDD, 25; D, 35th; March 14, 1864.
    Philip HUBER, 43; BURDSALL's Cavalry; April 30, 1865.
    W. H. H. KIMBLE, 52; sergeant, I, 35th; February 20, 1864.
    Lieutenant O. F. SMITH, 29; F, 69th; at Grafton, West Virginia, while on the way home, June 30, 1865.
    Adjutant C. W. SMITH, 29; 5th; of Cincinnati; killed at Port Republic, June 19, 1862.
    W. J. STERRITT, 27; 167th; of Ross Township; at Loup Creek, West Virginia, August 15, 1864.
   B. F. BOATMAN, 27; F, 35th; of St. Clair Township; of wounds received at Chickamauga, Tennessee, October 30, 1863.
    W. HAUNSTEIN, 35; 28th; March 4, 1866. Born in Germany.
    John SCHMIDT, 47; B, 9th; August 21, 1868. Born in Germany.
    W. MARTIN, 42; A, 28th; January 9, 1869. Born in Germany.
    Henry BRUCK, 22; K, 47th; February 7, 1870.
    Thos. WALTON, 51; K, 1st; of Cincinnati; January 27, 1868.
    Charles. WALTON, 26; F, 69th; at Atlanta, Georgia, September 28, 1864.
    R. G. RUST, 27; June 9, 1866.
   A. O. HOUSE, 22; F. 69th; killed at Bentonville, North Carolina, March 19, 1865.
    Peter O. MELIN, 28; A, 26th; August 10, 1863.
    John A. COMPTON, 27; F, 69th; of Fairfield Township; killed at Resaca, Georgia, May 31, 1864.
    James MCCORMICK, 31; F, 6th; of Symmes Corner; January 23, 1868. Born in Fairfield Township.
    Benj. MCCORMICK, 35; F, 93d; of Symmes Corner; killed in battle of Dalton, Georgia, May 27, 1864. Born in Fairfield Township.
    Freeman BERRY, 16; A, 26th; in Fayetteville, West Virginia, January 13, 1862.
    R. H. HAMAFORD, 26; C, 93d; May 20, 1879. Of Hanover Township.
    J. M. COPPAGE, 18; I, 35th; April 14, 1863.
    John HULL, 23; I, 35th; of St. Clair Township; at Nashville, Tennessee, March 20, 1862.
    Ichabod WHITTAKER, 26; F, 3d; November 5, 1862.
    Joseph B. GORSUCH, 23; captain, I, 83d; of Liberty Township; August 8, 1864.
    H. R. KECK, 24; 93d; of Darrtown, Ohio; killed in battle, March 27, 1864.
   A. REILY, 29; of Ross Township; April 27, 1871. Born in Hanover Township.
   A. P. COX, 42; K, 69th. Appointed captain Mississippi Brigade by the President. Born in West Chester. Resided at Oxford. Died September 21, 1872.
    Henry PEIPPER, 57; B, 9th; June 7, 1875. Born in Germany.
    Charles WALTZ, 42; 1st New York Cavalry, quartermaster's sergeant; August 24, 1878. Born in Germany.
    John POST, 38; H, 83d; January 29, 1874. Born in New Jersey.
   A. M. GAYLORD, 50; chaplain, 13th Massachusetts; March 26, 1873.
    Jacob P. SERBER, 44; A. 176th Pennsylvania; March 29, 1879.
    Jethro DAVIDSON, 35; A, 27th, United States Colored Infantry; January 22, 1873. Born at Harper's Ferry.
    Henry WORKS, 44; D, 5th United States Colored Infantry; March 16, 1869. Born in North Carolina.
    Fred HOOVER, 25; E, 5th United States Colored Infantry; of Fairfield Township; May 12, 1874.
    Edwin ELLIS, 48; sergeant, 37th Indiana; September 24, 1876. Born in England.
    Alex C. ROSSMAN, 31; captain, I, 5th; October 10, 1872.
    Fred KNOLLENBERGER, 47; D, 23d; of Fairfield Township; December 7, 1875.
    Peter FLYNN, 28; Cumberland Army; August 24, 1873. Born in Ireland.
    James MCBRIDE, 50; I, 35th; June 21, 1872. Born in Greene County.
    Samuel DUNWOODY, 32; I, 50th; January 1, 1872.
    John SCHMUCK, 36; B, 106th; May 7, 1879.
    August G. HEISER, 27; 10th Indiana; March 5, 1864.
    Jacob B. RUOFF, 31; 5th Illinois Artillery, Chicago, Illinois; January 14, 1873. Born in Hamilton.
    Alex D. RADCLIFF, 26; United States Navy; August 9, 1870. Born in England.
    Anthony DIXON, 45; G, 16th United States Colored Infantry.
    Winston LEWIS; D, 88th United States Colored Infantry; February, 1867.
    Erastus OAKES, 41; A, 97th New York; March 21, 1878. Born in New York.
    Julius BASTIAN, 41; B, 118th Pennsylvania; December 20, 1878.
    Frank THEOBALD, 47; 169th; guard duty at Columbus, Ohio; February 3, 1878. Born in Germany.
    David FILLERS, 37; D, 169th; of Fairfield Township; December 27, 1869. Born in Virginia.
    August KRAFT, 49; May 19, 1873. Born in Germany.
    George W. IMLEY, 36; 54th; March 26, 1877. Born in Preble County.
    Edward SCHLOTTERBECK, 27; United States Marines, Cumminsville; July 23, 1874. Born in Germany.
    Robt. WATERHOUSE, 38; 93d; of Jones Station; January 8, 1873.
    Robt. BENNINGHOFFEN, 28; B, 106th; May 26, 1872. Born in Germany.
    Clarence E. ARNOLD, 31; 83d; Cincinnati; March 22, 1878.
    Warren CORWIN, 20; C. M. CLAY's battalion guarding Washington City. Of Washington D. C.
    John HULL, 42; K, 11th; October 3, 1879.
    Ernst RHODES, 40; E, 18th; February 3, 1877. Born in Germany.
    Thomas B. BARTLETT, 34; 167th; of Covington, Kentucky; March 20, 1880. Born in Dayton.
    Frank WORCK; 106th, C.
    Jacob KURTZ, 44; C, 7th; wounded in battle; died April 6, 1880. Born in Germany.
    Daniel CAMERON, 56: C, Indiana Batt. Cavalry; March 9, 1875.
    George P. MATTHIAS, 26; F, 189th; February 2, 1874.
    Everett ROSSMAN, 23; F, 167th; March 23, 1870.
    Louis HERIES, 46; C, 167th; August 28, 1873. Born in Germany.
    Reuben PARKER, 51; 1st; of St. Clair Township; June 15, 1876. Born in New Jersey.
    Jesse SULLIVAN, 64; E, 2d Kentucky Volunteers; of Fairfield; January 12, 1872.
    Wm. HILL, 38; May 14, 1880.
    G. FAIST, 48; 167th; July 24, 1880. Born in Germany.
    Finley A. MCGREW, 56; B, 2d California Cavalry; July 24, 1880.
    Chas. GRAEMES, 45; B, Indiana regiment; August 9, 1880. Born in Germany.
    James E. BOSLEY, 36; 6th; July 27, 1880. Born in Baltimore.
    Geo. KIMBLE, 40; B, 35th; June 30, 1881.
    David ROSE, 67; D, 35th; April 2, 1881. Born in New Jersey.
    Fred. STITZINGER, 50; 44th; May 28, 1881. Born in Germany.
    George DILG, 47; C, 167th; November 22, 1880. Born in Germany.
    Daniel CURTIS, February 22, 1881.
    Charles H. LAWDER, 35; I, 1st Ohio Veteran Volunteer Cavalry, Cincinnati. Born in Kentucky. Died February 20, 1881.
    Henry SEVERS, 46; C, 167th; July 13, 1870. Born in Germany.
    Henry HURSCH, 44; I, 35th; June 2, 1874.
   Casper DECKER, 46; B, 96th; March 15, 1875. Born in Germany.
    Henry MAHN, 37; H, 20th; February 2, 1878. Born in Germany.
    Fred. BRUCK; F, 28th; December 16, 1862.
    John A. MILLER, 33; a, 139th; October 10, 1877. Born in Germany.
    John BRUCK, 63; D, 108th; also Second Lieutenant of Co. K; was in the battle of Bull Run; died November 28, 1871. Born in Germany.
    William M. KNIGHT, 40; E, 75th; October 22, 1877. He lost an arm at Cedar Mountain, Va. Born in Indiana.
    Thomas P. SAUNDERS, 49; river defens, Cincinnati; April 24, 1881.
    Major A. A. PHILLIPS, 56; 93d; July 12, 1881. Also in the Mexican War.
    Clark J. CASTATOR, 37; B, 35th; September 10, 1881.
    Henry SPRANG, 70; B, 34th regiment of Richmond, Indiana; December 1, 1881.
    William KIDWELL, 42; F, 69th; December 25, 1881. Born in Indiana.
    Christian MILDS, in Mexican War and B, 28th; January 8, 1882. Born in Germany.
    J. H. BARCALOW; E, 14th New York; May 4, 1882. Born in Franklin.
    Joseph SCHNEIDER; H, 22d; artillery sergeant.
    Hermann RUNCK; H, 22d; sergeant.
    Henry MEYER; H, 22d; sergeant.
    George B. MORTON; I, 5th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry.
    John CONNAUGHTON; I, 74th.
    John RINK; D, 56th.
    Maurice PENDERGAST; C, 2d.

The following men from Butler County are buried at Chattanooga, in the beautiful national cemetery. Captain Phil. ROTHENBUSH copied the names of the soldiers of the Thirty-fifth Ohio Volunteer Infantry sleeping their last sleep in that silent city. We give the names with the company to which they belonged, and the place they were buried from: (Image of Chattanooga National Cemetery)

A. AMBERLIN, H, Chattanooga.

E. DAY, C, Chattanooga.

J. C. GILLESPIE, G, Chattanooga

Wm. KEYS, F, Chattanooga.

McDonald MONTGOMERY, A, Chattanooga

W. NEWSOCKS, G, Chattanooga.

I. ROMAINE, F, Chattanooga

John SMITH, I, Chattanooga.

C. A. THOMPSON, H, Chattanooga

John VANARR, F, Chattanooga.

Joe. WARNER, H, Chattanooga

T. H. COOP, C, Missionary Ridge.

Wm. C. STOKES, C, Missionary Ridge

J. W. DUNCAN, E, Chickamauga.

J. C. PERRINE, A, Chickamauga

A. HOWARD, F, Stevenson, Ala.

J. A. ERWIN, H, Chickamauga

Michael SHIELDS, A, Resaca.

Harry MCDONALD, D, Pine Mountain

J. VANNATA, C, Cloud Springs.


The following soldiers are buried at Oxford:

 

 

(Image is grave stone of Richard Willis Dewitt, winner of the Congressionsal Medal of Honor who is buried in Oxford)

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