Civil War Veterans in Galena
Compiled by Suzanne Allen
Adams, Private Joseph J. 1845-1924, Enlisted July 29, 1862 at age 18, Company A, 95th Regiment OVI, Wounded August 30, 1862 at Richmond, Kentucky, Discharged on Disability November 28, 1862
Arnold, Captain Charles R. 1838-1895, Enlisted in August, 1862 at age 23, Co. G, 96th , Regiment, OVI; made Corporal January,1863; made Sergeant May 11 1863; In 1864 transferred into Veteran Reserve Corp.
Private Truman 1837-1903 Co. C., 4th
Regiment OVI, Enlisted June 3, 1861; was in hospital due to
illness for 4 months in Harpers Ferry, VA; fought in Battles of
Gettysburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Petersburg; spent
time in Libbyville prison for Union officers in Richmond, Virginia;
Mustered out June 12, 1864; Died in 1903 at age 62 at son’s home in
Warren, Ohio see
more on Beard
Bigelow, Henry C., 1842-November 28, 1863 Company D, 20th Regiment, OVI, Died at age 21
Bolton, Thomas M. 1833-1884, served in Army, Company H, 174th Regiment, OVI
Campbell, Corporal William H. 1837-1915, Enlisted in 1861, Company H, 39th Regiment, OVI, Discharged April 24, 1862 at New Vienna, Ohio
Closson, Private James W. 1846-1899, 32nd Regiment, OVI
Cook, Private Virgil C. 1847-1864, served in Army, Co H, 2nd Regiment, OVI, died March 25, 1864 at age 17
Cook, W. Emmett 1840-June 18, 1862, served in Army, Company D, 20th Regiment, OVI
Crego, Private Monroe 1837-1914, Enlisted May 2, 1864 at age 25, Company B, 142nd Regiment, OVI, (National Guard), Mustered out September 2, 1864 at Camp Chase, Ohio. Listed on 1870, 1900, and 1910 Berkshire Township census, farmer.
Dustin, Private John Howard 1843-1936, Enlisted 1862 at age 19, served in Army, Company D, 20th Regiment, OVI, Disability discharge July 14, 1865
Captain Jay Norton 1819-1905, Enlisted in 1861 at age
41 Company I, 32nd Regiment, OVI, served at Grafton and
Cheat Mountain Virginia, saw action at Greenbriar and Beverly in
Western Virginia, served in U. S. Navy, resigned April 1862
Capt. Jay Dyer tombstone
Gelvin, Private John B. 1852-1913, Company B, 59th
Hoy, Private William E. 1841-1909, served in Army, Company C, 62nd Reg. OVI, listed on 1860 Genoa Township census as farmer
Hughes, Private George W. 1842-1864, enlisted in 1861, served in Army, Company K, 121st, Regiment, OVI
Johnson, D. B. 1816-1886
Johnson, Private Harrison 1838-1923, served in Army, Company E, 72nd Regiment, IL Infantry
Jones, Charles L. 1842-1924, Company E, Yates Battalion
Charles C. 1839-1883, served in Army, Company I, 23rd
Reg., KY Inf.
Virginia (now WV) just before the Battle of Rich Mountain. Lawson served in the 14th Army Corp. or Army of the Cumberland under Commanding Officer, Major General William S. Rosecrans, U. S. Army, at the Stones River or Murfreesboro, Tennessee Campaign, from December 26, 1862-January 5, 1863.
Lawson was a POW and then mustered out Jun 21,1864 according to the Official Roster of Soldiers of the State of Ohio. His sketches of Civil War camp in Western Virginia are displayed at the Ohio Historical Center.
Leary, John, 1838 (Ireland)-1902 (Galena,Ohio), Enlisted as private 12/10/1863 at age 23 in Company A, 3rd Cavalry; promoted to full Corporal; Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio
Moore, Private James 1842-1919, served in Army, Company G, 123rd Regiment, New York Cavalry
Preston, Private George W. served in Co. M, 3rd Ohio Cavalry. His unit served in Kanawha District in Western Virginia and the Army of the Potomac.
Roberts, Private George J. 1831-1907, served in Army, Company F, 13th Regiment OVI
Seymour, Sergeant Albert M. 1835-1887, Enlisted August 18, 1862 and served in Army, Company F, 93rd Regiment, OVI; Mustered out May 23, 1865 at Murfreesboro, Tennessee; 1870 and 1880 census shows him living in Berkshire Township
Slack, Corporal Charles A. 1842-1863, Company G, 6th
Smythe, WAG and Private James Rockwell 1840-1919, enlisted in 1861, served in Army, Company D, 76th Regiment OVI, discharged in 1864; was listed on 1880 and 1910 censuses as living in Galena, Berkshire Township
Van Fleet, Private Merritt, 1836-_____ , Enlisted in 1862, Co. G, 96th Regiment, OVI, Mustered out July 7, 1865, Listed on 1850 Berkshire Township Census
Van Houten, Private James 1838-1869, Company H, 174th Regiment, OVI, served in the Shenandoah Valley at Cross Keys & Harpers Ferry, mustered out June 20, 1865 at Washington, D C
Waters, DRUM & Private Lyman J. __-1907, Co. G, 18th US Infantry
Weeks, Private Oscar Frank 1835-1910, served in Army, Co. I, 32nd Regiment, OH Infantry
Weeks, Theodore Frederick 1829-1910, lived in Berkshire Twp. in 1860, served in 16th Reg. Maine Infantry
Winship, Corporal Charles J 1840-1864, Co. C, 4th Regiment, OVI, died of congestion of lungs at Romney, VA on Nov. 24, 1864, buried in Galena Cemetery
Dirst, Sergeant Sylvester, 1843-1864, Company K, 121st Regiment, OVI, enlisted September 11, 1862, mustered out April 26, 1864 at Chattanooga, Tennessee, and died April 27, 1864- Buried in Chattanooga National Cemetery- Lived in Berlin Township on 1850 census and in Berkshire Township on 1860 census (Also has a tombstone in Galena Cemetery)
“The American Civil War Roster of the 96th OVI”
"Cemetery Records of Delaware County, Ohio," Compiled by John W. Bricker Sr., 1970
Research by Suzanne Allen with Sunbury Halter & Saddle 4H Club Members checking cemetery for markers and placing needed markers and all Civil War flags.
Flags for all veterans are being furnished by the John Bricker family.
New markers are being furnished by the American Legion and Delaware County Veterans Association.
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