110th Ohio Infantry Regiment

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Soldier's Notes


Pvt. Josiah Wesley Hemp and his brother, Pvt. Ephraim Cornelius Hemp, both served in Company H. Ephraim died at the Battle of the Wilderness.

Private Patrick Welch, Company C, died on the May 18th or 21st, 1875 in Clark County, Ohio. His children became orphans and are found in the Ohio Soldiers and Sailors Orphans House in Xenia, Onio in the 1880 Federal census.

Private Jesse Hyre, Company B, following the Second Battle of Winchester spent a large part of the next two years being shuffled to different hospitals in Baltimore, Columbus, Cleveland, and to Lincoln Hospital in the District of Columbia.

Corporal George Cavender, Company K, enlisted on 7 November 1862 at the age of 30 and was killed on 6 May 1864 at Wilderness, Virginia.

Corporal Joseph Zerby, Company B, enlisted as a Private on 20 August 1862 at the age of 20 and was promoted to full corporal on 1 December 1864. Mustered out on 25 June 1865 at Washington, DC.

Private Philip H. Reiber, Company G, enlisted on 22 August 1862 at the age of 21. He was captured at the Wilderness on 5 May 1864 and died as a prisoner at Andersonville, Georgia on 1 October 1864 of scorbutus.

Captain John M. Smith, Company K, did not survive the war and is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

Private Christian May served with Company C, having entered service in May of 1864, being wounded at Cedar Creek and finally mustered out in May of 1865.

Corporal Jonathan Stager, Company B, was captured in the Battle of the Wilderness and was a prisoner of the infamous Andersonville prison.



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