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16th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
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Three Year Regiment - September, 1861 to October, 1864


Current 3-year Regiment Statistics: 182 images of 139 different 16th OVI soldiers representing 11.4% of the 3-year regiment's 1212 members. Images of an additional 10 unidentified soldiers believed to be members of the 16th OVI are shown below but not included in the soldier count.

Field & Staff (listed by rank) - 10 soldiers

Col. John F. DeCourcey

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Lt. Col Philip Kershner

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Maj. Milton Mills

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Maj. Eli W. Botsford

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Major Robert W. P. Muse
Surgeon Basil Brown Brashear

Letters

Asst. Surgeon Byron S. Chase
1st Lieutenant/Quartermaster Calvert Williams Cowan
Drum Major Henry Clay Hawken

Principal Musician George W. Littell

Companies (listed by Company, last name)

Company A - 4 soldiers

Pvt. Henry File
Pvt. Conrad G. Fisher
Capt. George W. Stein
Lt. William H. Woodland

Company B - 38 soldiers

Pvt. John H. Achamire
Pvt. Joseph W. Beegle
Pvt. John G. Boling
Lt. John M. Boling

Military Notes

Pvt. Isaac B. Buchanan
Sgt. William Buchanan
Pvt. Joseph Christopher
Pvt. Nathan Collins
Capt. Silas Hunter Corn

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Pvt. Isaiah K. Donald

In 38th Reunion Photo

Pvt. Andrew Duncan
Pvt. Samual Davis Gault
Pvt. Robert Newton Gorsuch
Capt. Robert William Liggett

Principal Musician Thomas B. Linn

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Soldier's Diary

Pvt. John F. McClelland

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Soldier's Letters

Pvt. Isaac "Ike" McCollough
Pvt. William McKinzie
Pvt. Hugh McLaughlin
Pvt. Robert McLaughlin
Pvt. Thomas B. Miller
Pvt. William S. Moore
Pvt. Steven Nowels
Pvt. Enos Purcell/Parcell
Pvt. George Washington Shank
Pvt. Jonathan Z. Smith
Cpl. Myron Franklin Strock
Pvt. Adam Swinehart

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Pvt. James B. Taylor
Cpl. Hugh Tidball
Pvt. Samuel W. Wade
Pvt. Charles Wallick
Pvt. George Weatherwax
Pvt. James J. Williams
Pvt. John M. Williams
Cpl. Benjamin F. Wilson
Pvt. Nathan A. Young
Pvt. Charles M. Zink

Company C - 12 soldiers

Lt. Isaiah S. Beal
Pvt. Andrew Branstetter
Pvt. George Emery
Capt. Absalom Finch
Sgt. John Caskey Hall

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Diary

Pvt. James Major
Sgt. Samuel Metzler
Pvt. Peter J. Perrine

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Cpl. Enos Pierson

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Cpl. William Warner Reid

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Pvt. William Seigfried

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Lt. Madison Storrs

Company D - 5 soldiers

pending permission Lt. Samuel Edge
Pvt. Newton Mills

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Lt. William H. Ruckle
Sgt. John A. Ryan
Pvt. Peter Walrath

Company E - 11 soldiers

Cpl. James W. Anderson
Pvt. Lewis H. Caskey
Lt. George H. Clark
1st Sgt. Thomas T. Dill
Capt. William Dorsey
Pvt. Charles Dunbar
Pvt. Peter Joseph Morend

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Pvt. Samuel Seemany (Sumney)
Sgt. William B. Taneyhill
Capt. Richard W. Tanneyhill
Pvt. Theodore D. Walbach
(Wolbach)

Camp & Field Articles


Company F - 8 soldiers

Capt. William H. Buchanan

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Pvt. Austin Zelotes Converse
Capt. Cushman Cunningham

Diary

Cpl. James M. Dennis

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Pvt. Jacob Feightner
Lt. Robert J. Howell
Sgt. William Henry Leidigh
Lt. Harvey Scribner Wood

Company G - 11 soldiers

Sgt. David Erwin
Pvt. Edward Livingston Hall
Pvt. Adam Howenstein (Howenstine)
Cpl. Jahiel C. Kilgore
Pvt. Henry H. Lawrence
Pvt. Joseph Herschel McAfee
Cpl. James C. McQuigg
Pvt. Frederick G. Romey

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Lt. Anthony B. Sommers
Pvt. William M. (or W.) Scott
Sgt. Archibald H. Switzer

Company H - 11 soldiers

Pvt. George Claude Barrington
Pvt. Benjamin F. Clark
Pvt. David C. Curry
Pvt. Elmore (Elmer) Funk
Pvt. William Hummer
Sgt. Harrison McClarran
Capt. Addison S. McClure
Pvt. William McCormick

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Soldier's Letters

Pvt. Kingsley R. Mills
Pvt. Charles T. Parks
Cpl John M. Tryon

Company I - 14 soldiers

Pvt. Cyrus B. Anderson

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Pvt. Thomas Jasper Eagle
Sgt. Henry H. Eberhart
* also served as Lieutenant and Captain in 120th OVI which consolidated into 114th OVI which consolidated into 48th Veteran Volunteer Battalion
Cpl. Samuel S. Eberhart
Sgt. Hiram T. Fisher
Capt. George W. (Upton) Harn

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Cpl. James Jobe
Pvt. Henry Michael Kiefer

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Cpl. James H. Morrison
Pvt. Alexander Rodgers
Pvt. Samuel Shank
Pvt. Henry Smyser
Pvt. Jacob Diehl Smyser
Pvt. Thomas Watson
(9-month service)

Company K - 13 soldiers

Pvt. Simon Beal
Pvt. William H. Carlin
Pvt. Francis Crofoot
Pvt. Frank Henry Earle
Musician Franklin Feeman
Cpl. James "Jesse" Edward Goodyear
Lt. Benjamin Franklin Heckert

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Cpl. Joseph H. Hill
Pvt. Amos Hoff (Hough)
Pvt. William Henry Otto

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Pvt. Milton Sherman Reed
Cpl. Thomas Russell

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Pvt. Samuel Warner

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Company - Unassigned

Pvt. Theodore Teeple
(additional verification needed)

Unknown Soldiers of the 16th OVI

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This could be Pvt. John F. McClelland

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Note: Taken from an album owned by Lt. Col. Philip Kershner, now split up and sold by a dealer. Assumed to be 16th OVI soldier but could be other regiment.

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Note: Taken from an album owned by Lt. Col. Philip Kershner, now split up and sold by a dealer. Assumed to be 16th OVI soldier but could be other regiment.

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Note: Taken from an album owned by Lt. Col. Philip Kershner, now split up and sold by a dealer. Assumed to be 16th OVI soldier but could be other regiment.
This may be Capt. Cushman Cunningham.

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Note: Taken from an album owned by Lt. Col. Philip Kershner, now split up and sold by a dealer. Assumed to be 16th OVI soldier but could be other regiment.

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Note: Taken from an album owned by Lt. Col. Philip Kershner, now split up and sold by a dealer. Assumed to be 16th OVI soldier but could be other regiment.


Non-Military Associates of the Regiment

Nurse/Surgeon's Assistant
Catherine Brashear
,
wife of
Surgeon Basil B. Brashear and called Mother of the Regiment by the soldiers

90-Day Regiment - April to August, 1861
Current 90-day Regiment Statistics: 53 images of 44 different 16th OVI soldiers representing 4.5% of the 90-day regiment's 969 members.

Field & Staff (90-day) (listed by rank) - 2 soldiers

Col. James S. Irvine
Surgeon James Dickey Robison

Company A (90-day) - 6 soldiers

Pvt. Robert Bruce Beardsley
Pvt. James Post Cooper
Adjutant David W. Marshall
Pvt. Charles M. Pike
Pvt. James Stonehocker
Sgt. Richard Marion Voorhees

Company B (90-day) - 4 soldiers

Pvt. Theodore Gharst
Sgt. Silas Gould
Pvt. Andrew Jackson Howenstine
Pvt. William Winfield Scott

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Company C (90-day) - 5 soldiers

Pvt. David C. Curry
* also served as Prviate, Company H, 16th Ohio 3-year regiment
Pvt. David Baker Elson
Cpl. Henry H. Eberhart
* also served as Sergeant, Company I, 16th Ohio 3-year regiment;
as Lieutenant and Captain in 120th OVI which consolidated into 114th OVI which consolidated into 48th Veteran Volunteer Battalion
Pvt. George W. (Upton) Harn
* also served as Captain, Company I, 16th Ohio 3-year regiment

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Capt. Aquilla Wiley

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Company D (90-day) - 2 soldiers

Pvt. Nicholas Howard Bassett

Company E (90-day) - 4 soldiers

Pvt. Henry C. Cushman
shown in Lieutenant's uniform with 94th OVI (assumed)
Pvt. Andrew Boggs Drum
Pvt. Oscar Derostus Ladley
photo from subsequent service in 75th OVI or 22nd U.S. Infantry
Pvt. Matthew Henry Peters
photo from post-16th O.V.I. service in 74th O.V.I.

Company F (90-day) - 4 soldiers

Sgt. John A. Diehl
Lt. George H. Hildt
photo may be from subsequent service in 30th OVI

(large photo not available)
Pvt. Martin VanBuren Leeper
Pvt. Daniel Sweany

Company G (90-day) - 3 soldiers

Pvt. Thomas T. Dill
Pvt. Jacob M. Gill
Pvt. Archibald H. Switzer
* also served as Corporal, Company G, 16th Ohio 3-year regiment

Company H (90-day) - 1 soldier

Pvt. Francis Marion McDowell

Company I (90-day) - 8 soldiers

Pvt. Alfred Galen Anderson
Pvt. Abraham J. Baughman
Pvt. Jacob Lehman Bechtel
Pvt. Jackson M. Castator
Pvt. Marion Flaharty
Pvt. Caleb Franklin Grice
Capt. Miller Moody

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Pvt. Joseph Peter Rummel

Company K (90-day) - 6 soldiers

Pvt. Sylvanus Cass
Pvt. Andrew J. Ellis
Pvt. Samuel Lay Jacoby

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Journal of Samuel Jacoby

Capt. Milton Mills
* also served in 3-year 16th Ohio regiment as Captain, Company D and Major, Field and Staff

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Pvt. William H. Ruckle
* also served as Lieutenant, Company D, 16th Ohio 3-year regiment
Pvt. Frederick J. Wagner

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