Captain Henry Taylor

" Jeremiah Wilson

1st Lt. George Waterman

" George Forsyth*, killed in Libby Prison by guard

2nd Lt. Douglass Kelley, wounded by the same ball that killed Forsyth

1st Sgt. Abolsom Yager*

Sgt. John Bauman

" Samuel Foltz*

" Gideon Hollopeter

" Philo Holly*

" William Simpson

Corp. John Bates

" Addison Clarke

" Joseph Domer

" Lorain Emery*

" Daniel Hayes

" David Howard

" John Lowery

" David McClure*

" Francis McKinnis

" Henry Schaffer

" Fredrick Stockton

" George Savage*

" Milton Atkinson* Killed at Limestone Station

Musician John Halter*

" Joseph Grimm

Wagoner Edward Pearce


Armstrong*	Montcalm
Babcock	        Alonzo
Barnhart*	Nicholas
Bauer	        Conrad
Beaver*	        Henry
Bordner*	Phillip
Bordner*	Pitney
Bump	        Peter
Coon*	        Elisha
Councelman	Adam
Councelman	Godfred
Crockett*	James
Crockett	Orrin
Dawson	        Edward
Derr	        William
Domer*	        Joseph
Domer	        Joshua
Domer           Joseph  
Dresbach	Levi
Elerton	        Samuel
Faulkinger*	John J
Freeman	        Azro
Friday	        Henry
Gherkin	        Fredrick
Guire*	        Hezekiah
Haly*	        Daniel
Haly	        John A
Hartly	        Lewis
Haynes	        Benjamin
Heaton	        Wilson
Hess*	        Daniel
Hitt	        Lewis
Hockman*	Michael
Hollis	        George
Howe	        Issac
Hunter	        Walter
Hutchins	William B
Jackson	        William
Jacobs	        Edward
Kaufman	        William
Kaufman	        Lawrence
Lane	        Albert
McClure*	James
Maier	        August
March*	        Henry
Marsh	        Martin
Morehead	William
Murry*	        James
Morgan	        Alex
Meyrice	        William
Redman*	        Samuel
Rhodes	        John
Rickard*	John
Rogers	        Byron
Rose*	        Norman
Salisbury	Garrett
Shall*	        Peter
Shepard*	Daniel
Shook*	        Issac
Shull*	        Joseph
Simmons	        James
Siford*	        John
Siford*         Joseph
Sisco	        Hiram
Steinacker*	Samuel
Snow	        Jacob
Snyder	        Henry
Star	        George
Stephans	Henry
Stickler	John J
Taylor	        James
Thrapp*	        William
Vogle*	        George
Wahl*	        Fredrick
Wells*	        Joseph
Zuber	        John

Henry Friday - February 1840 - December 1863 Henry Friday was 11 years old when he came from Germany to America with his parents and six brothers and sisters on November 26, 1851. On December 21, 1851, about 25 days after their arrival in the USA, Henry's mother died. Henry's father bought a farm in section 20 of Henry County, Ohio, an area which became known as Hanover Settlement because many of the people who bought farms in approximately a 15 square mile area of Napoleon township were from the Kingdom of Hanover in Germany. These people were of the Lutheran heritage and formed a church, which became known as the Church of New Hanover. Henry was raised on the farm and the schools and churches in that area all used the German language. On July 28, 1862, Henry enrolled into Captain Taylor's company of the Union Army at Napoleon, Ohio, for a period of three years. Henry was almost 21 1/2 years old at the time although his military enrollment form reads "Age 19 years." On August 12, 1862, Henry departed for Toledo, along with other men from Henry County to remain at Camp Toledo until such a time as the military authorities needed their services. On September 1, 1862, Henry was officially mustered into the Union Army, Company B, 100th Regiment of the Ohio Volunteer Infantry at Camp Toledo, Ohio. Henry was paid $25.00 bounty pay, a $2.00 recruitment pay, plus a one month advance pay of $13.00. Company B was made up entirely of men from Henry County

On September 7, 1963, Henry and most of Company B were among the 400 troops from the 100th Regiment who were sent into Eastern Tennessee to protect the railroad. The regiment advanced as far East as Telford's Station which is about 23 miles South of the Tennessee/Virginia state line. The next day the regiment was attacked by Confederate soldiers. After a brief skirmish, the regiment retreated to Limestone Station where they were eventually defeated and captured. Henry was among those men captured and sent to Bell Isle Prison in Richmond, Virginia. Bell Isle was an island in the middle of the James River. The prison camp was initially set up to hold 3,000 men but by early fall of 1863, when the enlisted men of the 100th regiment were brought there, the population had risen to 6,300 captives. Henry was one of the lucky ones who was taken to General Hospital #21 in Richmond, Virginia on October 18, 1863. However, Henry never recovered and died in the hospital on December 29, 1863 of pneumonia. Henry was buried in a gravelly ravine outside of Oakland Cemetery (later called Oakwood Cemetery), 1 1/2 miles outside of Richmond. Henry's military records state that Henry was a "farmer - age 23 " at the time of his death.

By 1868, 6,326 interments had been made in the Richmond National Cemetery. Of this number, only 822 remains were individually identified, while 3,504 remains were unidentified as to name and rank. Henry' body was moved from Oakland Cemetery and was one of those laid to rest in a grave with a marker bearing his name. He is buried in section 8A, Grave #1684. There was much confusion in trying to obtain Henry's military records. His family came to this country with the surname of Freitag. The family later Americanized their name to Freytag, but searching under either of those two names proved to be fruitless. The census records for 1860 listed the family with a surname of Friday so that was my final attempt to obtain his military records and that happened to be the lucky request. The German word of Freitag is also the name of the sixth day of the week, namely Friday. I am not sure that Henry's father or his siblings ever knew what happened to Henry. On the back of the tombstone of Henry's father, Frederick, is the engraving which places Henry at Andersonville and that he died there in February of 1864. Henry was never married so there were no pension records to research.

Joseph Grim (Grimm) was a member of the 100th OVI Co. B. He was a musician and played the bugle. He lived in Napoleon, OH. He was captured at Limestone Station and sent to Belle Isle from about the 13th of Sept. 1863 until about the 13th of March 1864. After the war he returned to Napoleon and lived there until 1892 when he moved to Wolcuttville, IN. He died at age 89 in 1922 and is buried in the Woodruff Cem. in LaGrange Co., IN. His third wife's name was Hannah Foster Valentine(widow of a George Valentine of Napoleon) Holly Grim. His name is listed as attending the reunions. I've been told that he proudly attended most reunions. Joseph had a brother William who died on the Sultana. William was in the 9th Cav. Co. C. returning from Andersonville.

John Fullmer is buried in the Ayresville Cemetery, Ayresville, OH, Defiance County. Born Jan 11, 1837, Liberty Township, Crawford County, Ohio Died Nov 26, 1880, Defiance, Ohio Married Aug 31, 1865. John enlisted with the 100th OVI and served from September 1862 until mustered out in Greensborough, NC on June 20, 1865. John married Isabela Ashton on August 31, 1865 and she died with John in a freak buggy/train accident in 1880 when their new horse bolted in front of the train. They had four children: Edward J. Fullmer ( a science professor at Baldwin Wallace College in Ohio for years ), Ella Phillips( my Great Grandmother ), Sadie Rothenberger, and Jennie Miller ( Aunt Jennie ). John's father, Ansolum Fullmer was a fairly well off land owner in Defiance county. John's brother, Abraham, served from August 30th, 1861 with the 81st Infantry Regiment of Ohio, Company B, until he was killed on October 3rd, 1862 at Corinth, Mississippi.

Daniel Haly a native of Holmes Co., Ohio, was born Sept. 25, 1833, son of Daniel, who died in the Mexican War serving as Corporal in the 15th Regiment USAI, and Jemima(Twaddle). He married Mary Beaumont, January 25, 1867. They had four children;Hettie, Edson, Margie and John. Daniel was a farmer in Henry Co. Ohio before the war and enlisted in Co. B as a private at age 33. Daniel had three brothers in the war, John was in Co. B 100th Ohio, James was in Co. G 87th Ohio until 10/62 then enlisted in Co. I 125th Ohio and Joseph who served in Co. D 124th Ohio. All would survive the war. Daniel continued farming after the war and died in 1909. He is buried in Columbia Cemetery, Williams Co. Ohio.

Milton Atkinson mustered into Co. B in Napoleon, Ohio in August of 1862. He enlisted as a private and was even a corporal for a short time. His service would be short lived though, his company was one of those chosen to travel the railroad to Jonesboro and protect the citizens of East Tennesee. On September 8,1863, the 100th Ohio was engaged in the Battle of Limestone Station. The battle had been going on for about 3 hours when the North Carolinian's made their charge. It was here that Milton would be killed, in the last 15 minutes of the fight. Milton was buried by the citizens of Limestone Station on knoll near the battlefield. He was later moved to Knoxville National Cemetery in August of 1866. His grave was marked with a 6x6 numbered stone until I found him. I made application for Milton and three others to be buried in marked unknown graves. The photo link is Miltons final resting place. I also brought some soil from his home in Napoleon to Knoxville and placed it on the grave. The brave men that gave their lives for freedom are the true heroes of the war. Milton left a wife and three children Everett, Alfred and Isabelle at home in Napoleon. Isabella was born in December of 1862 and never seen her father. Thanks to Gary Williams, Milton's descendant the missing pieces of this puzzle have been found.

William Myrice-- When he died in 1907 his obituary read "One feature in the life of the deceased was the fact that he has been the flag bearer at every soldier's funeral in this place (Deshler) for the past fourteen years, an honor which he prized very highly". He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in Deshler, a staunch member of the G.A.R. (added by descendant)
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