Adams County History & Genealogy

Adams County, Ohio Military History

Civil War: One Hundred Ninety-First O.V.I.

Company D

This company was organized in Feb 1865 to serve one year. The regiment left Columbus OH on the day of its organization, under orders to proceed to Winchester VA and report to Major-General Hancock. The regiment was assigned to the Second Brigade, Second Division, Army of the Shenandoah. Its only duty was garrison duty in the valley, marching as far south as Winchester, where it remained until 27 Aug 1865, when it was mustered out in accordance with orders from the War Department. The following are the casualties: George E. Anderson died 13 Mar 1865 at Columbus OH; Francis Higgins died 04 Apr 1865 at Cumberland MD; William L. Higgins died 22 Mar 1865 at Harper's Ferry WV; Jesse W. Monroe died 18 Feb 1863 at Camp Chase OH; Marion M. Patton died 03 Apr 1865 at Harper's Ferry WV; William Thoroman died 06 Apr 1865 at Harper's Ferry WV.

from its earliest settlement to the present time including character sketches of the prominent persons identified with the first century of the county's growth and containing numerous engravings and illustrations
Nelson W. Evans and Emmons B. Stivers [1900, West Union OH]