Biographical Stories of the Soldiers, Surnames H-O
- Jacob Hanson, Private. Served in Company E. Died October 19, 1864
of wounds recieved in action near Richmond, Virginia. Buried in City Point
National Cemetery, Hopewell, Virginia. Section B, grave 1690.
- Charles A. Hibbard,
- H.J. Jones, Sergeant. Served in Company F. Died October 7, 1864.
Buried at Fort Harrison National Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia, Section C
Casper Kempf, Private. Served in Company C. Roster says drafted instead
He was born in Germany, Sept. 14, 1868, and in 1870 he settled in DeKalb
County, Indiana, where he now resides. He is the son of Andrew and Catherine
(Kimball) Kempf, the father dying in 1888, and the mother in 1837. In Holmes
County, Ohio, he was united in marriage March 29, 1829, to Catherine Voghtman,
born in Germany, June 20, 1837. They have eight children, Mary M., William A.,
Anna, Andrew, John H., Carl F., Henry and Sopha. His wife's parents are Henry
and Catherine (Auble) Voghtman, both now deceased. The subject of our sketch
was farming in Williams county when he enlisted as a private in Co. C, 67th
O.V.I., 1st Brig,. 1st Div., 24th A.C. He was 35 years of age when he joined
the ranks at Toledo, Ohio, in Sept., 1864; he participated in the battles of
Petersburg, Appomattox, C.H., Farmville and Louis C.H. He was honorably
discharged at Richmond, Va., June 20, 1865. Our comrade draws a pension; he is
a farmer and his address is Hudson, Indiana.
Sylvester W. Matson, 1st Sergeant, killed in action 10 May, 1864 near
Chester Station, Virginia. Buried in City Point National Cemetery,
Hopewell, Virginia. Section B, grave 1534.
John H. McElroy (18 October
1837-25 February 1918) buried in Oaklawn Cemetery, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
- Peter McGee, Private,
served in Company G. Killed in action October 13, 1864;
buried at Fort Harrison National Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia. Section C,
- Robert McMurray. Served in Company E. Promoted to Sergeant, then
First Sergeant, then Lieutenant, and finally Captain. More information located
- Greenbury Murdock, Corporal. Served in Company G, although most of
his service was spent in the 62nd Ohio before the regiments consolidated on 1
September, 1865. Buried in Girard Cemetery, Girard, Kansas.
Frederick Newkom, Private. Served in Company G, died 31 July,
1864 at Bermuda Hundred, Virginia. Buried in City Point National Cemetery,
Hopewell, Virginia. Section B, grave 1872