Captain Dennison Hughes*
1st Lt Joseph Cherington
1st Sgt Henry Conrad
Sgt Daniel Herb*, promoted to Sgt. Major
Corp John Osborn
Musician Samuel Luke
Wagoner Joseph Reeb*
"A History of the Family of Henry Burtnett and Charlotte Ann Kritzinger." Compiled and edited by Ruby Mabry in 1963.
Henry Burtnett Kretzinger, son of John and Jane Ann Kretzinger, was born in Wayne Co., Ohio, March 29th, 1844. He was two and 1/2 years old when his family came to Paulding Co., Ohio. He received the advantages of a common school education and taught a number of terms. He also assisted with the farming and worked at the carpenter's trade.
In the spring of 1862 at eighteen years of age, he enlisted in the army as a private in Company I, 100th Regt., OVI and served to the close of the Civil War. He participated in the following engagements: Siege of Knoxville, Tennessee; Rocky Face Ridge; Reseca; Siege of Atlanta, Georgia, Battles of Nashville, Franklin and Columbia, Tennesse. He was honorably discharged, June 20th, 1865, at Greensboro, North Carolina. He was never wounded in the service.
He studied surveying and was elected by the Republican Party to the office of county surveyor, which he held for three years. He also served at township clerk, trustee, and Justice of the Peace.
He married Charlotte Ann Bidlack on March 10, 1873. They were parents of seven children: Wilford Vernon, Albert Beatrice, Almina Gertrude, Ora Lodema, Emery James, Elvira Alice, and Jennie Pearl. In February 1881 Henry and his wife moved back to the family farm, into the log cabin his father, John, had built. In 1891 Henry built a new house, where the youngest two children, Elvira and Jennie, were born. Henry died of pneumonia on March 23rd, 1917.
Leroy Douglass, a Civil War Veteran of the Co. I, 100 Regiment OVI from Paulding County, Ohio. Leroy lived at Cecil, Ohio until his death on Feb 8th, 1879. Leroy enlisted on Aug 12th, 1862 and was honorably discharged on Jan. 26th 1865. He is buried in Lot #47 of the Colby Cemetery at rural Cecil, Ohio. submitted by Shirley Krieger, gg granddaughter.