CIVIL WAR
MERCER COUNTY, OHIO





17th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Co. I (three months service)

This was the first company to form in the county after Lincoln's call to war, organizing at
Ft. Recovery on April 17, 1861.

Name Rank Age Mustered in Remarks
William D. Stone Captain 34 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Preston R. Galloway 1st Lt. 35 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
David J. Roop 2nd Lt. 26 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Alexander A. Knapp 1st Sgt. 23 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
John Swain 2nd Sgt. 30 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
James W. Carlin 3rd. Sgt. 28 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
John Prescott 4th Sgt. 20 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Jesse S. Clum 1st Cpl. 21 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Frank Ely 2nd. Cpl. 29 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Theodore P. Touvell 3rd Cpl. 22 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Flavius M. Black 4th Cpl. 27 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Elijah Colton Musician 22 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Wilson S. Lipps Musician 19 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
         
Bobenmeyer, Gideon Private 22 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Bobenmeyer, Martin Private 24 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Boyle, William Private 21 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Butcher, Daniel A. Private 18 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Butcher, John W. Private 21 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Cavender, Levi Private 24 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Clark, William H. Private 26 April 23rd, 1861 Absent on sick furlough
Davidson, William F. Private 22 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Deerworth, Philip Private 19 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Dieter, Isaac B. Private 21 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Dilworth, Charles Private 18 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Dunwoody, Marion Private 20 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Dye, John A. Private 19 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Edmonson, William Private 19 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Ellis, James Private 19 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Ellis, Joshua Private 22 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Fair, William H. Private 23 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Faulkner, Sylvester W. Private 18 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Ferril, John M. Private 19 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Foster, Abraham Private 20 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Franklin, Aaron Private 44 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Franklin, Jasper Private 27 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Franklin, Jeremiah Private 18 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Franklin, John W. Private 22 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Frasier, George Private 19 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Frasier, Henry Private 20 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
George, Joseph Private 36 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Gilbert, William Private 38 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Hanlin, James Private 23 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Herrin, Jonathan H. Private 29 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Hodge, Isaac Private 22 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Hoover, John C. Private 23 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Isenhart, Isaac Private 19 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Jackson, James Private 26 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Keats, Daniel M. Private 29 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Laughridge, George W. Private 21 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Lipps, George Private 24 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Lipps, Henry Private 22 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Lusena, George Private 18 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
McDaniel, James W. Private 23 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
McMurray, Samuel A. Private 19 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Mann, William Private 19 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Matchet, Levi Private 20 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Meeks, Thomas Private 22 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Mongar, Henry C. Private 27 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Myers, Nathaniel Private 27 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Murphy, Martin Private 23 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Nesbit, Abraham Private 38 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Nickerson, Samuel A. Private 24 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Oaks, Elijah Private 25 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Overly, James Private 20 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Paine, Charles A. Private 21 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Parker, Theodore Private 20 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Pope, Mathias Private 23 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Porter, Theodore R. Private 18 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Pritchard, Finly Private 23 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Ransbottom, William Private 25 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Ratliff, John T. Private 33 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Reeves, Lemuel M. Private 42 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Ruling, Robert Private 19 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Rulon, Nathaniel Private 18 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Sanborn, George Private 18 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Scott, Marion Private 19 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Sheppy, Jacob Private 28 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Shiply, Daniel W. Private 20 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Sneeds, James Private 35 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Snyder, Nelson Private 30 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Spillman, James A. Private 19 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Steel, Zattu C. Private 26 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Stowell, George Private 18 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Thorp, Judiah W. Private 18 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Tonor, Charles L. Private 23 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Topping, William H. Private 18 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Vankirk, Lorenzo D. Private 25 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Wallingsford, Absolom Private 39 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Welcher, Calvin Private 36 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Williams, Benjamin F. Private 20 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861
Williams, John W. Private 19 April 23rd, 1861 Mustered out with company Aug. 15, 1861





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