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                                                  Field and Staff Officers

           67th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment                  

 

 

Name                          Rank               Age         Date of Entering Service     

Otto Burstenbinder    Colonel            31            October 17, 1861                   

Alvin C. Voris             Colonel            34            October 2, 1861    

        Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel from 2nd Lieutenant, Company H., 29th O.V.I. on October 2, 1861;  Wounded July 18th, 1863 in the battle of Fort Wagner, S.C.; brevetted to the rank of Brigadier General on December 8, 1864; promoted to Colonel September 1, 1865; mustered out with the regiment Dec. 7, 1865.

        Alvin Coe Voris was born April 27, 1827 in Stark County, Ohio. His parents were Peter Voris and Lydia Coe, and he married Lydia Allyn on September 25, 1853 in Akron, Ohio.  He graduated from Oberlin College, and became a lawyer, his partner being General Lucius V. Bierce. Alvin was a member of the Ohio State Legislature from 1859-60. Biography appears in the "History of Summit County, Ohio". "During the war, he wrote his wife every day. His wife kept the letter s, (numbered more than 1000) which are now in possession of his granddaughter, Mrs. Allan C. Johnson of Akron, Ohio (nee Katherine Baird). The clipping states 6 grandchildren's names including a Mrs. Lydia Kolbe of Philadelphia, PA widow of former University of Akron president, Park R. KOLBE." He died on July 28, 1904 in Akron, Summit County, Ohio.

John R. Bond               Lt. Colonel       40            September 11, 1861

        Promoted to Major from Adjutant, 20th O.V.I. on October 1st, 1861; to Lieut. Col. On July 29th, 1862; to Colonel 111th O.V.I. August 28th, 1862.

 Henry S. Commager   Lt. Colonel       44            October 8, 1861                     

        Promoted to Major from Captain, Company A on July 29, 1862; to Lieut. Colonel on July 29, 1862; wounded July 18, 1863, participated in the battle for Fort Wagner, South Carolina; promoted to Colonel, 184th O.V.I. on February 17, 1865.

Lewis Cass Hunt            Lt. Colonel       …            Sept. 1, 1862                        

        Promoted from Captain, Co. A., March 18, 1865; discharged Sept. 1, 1865.

 Henry R. West               Lt. Colonel       22            Oct. 3, 1861                           

        Transferred from 62nd O.V.I. on Sept. 1, 1865; mustered out with regiment Dec. 7, 1865.

Edwin S. Platt                   Major               25            Oct. 4, 1861                        

         Promoted from Captain, Company E. August 28, 1862; resigned commission Jan. 16, 1863.

Lewis Butler                      Major               36            Oct. 4, 1861                    

         Promoted from Captain, Co. I., Jan. 13, 1863; to Colonel, 182nd O.V.I. on Oct. 10, 1864

Thomas J. Platt                   Major               21            Oct. 1, 1861                           

        Transferred from 62nd O.V.I. Sept. 1, 1865; mustered out with regiment Dec. 7, 1865.

Samuel F. Forbes                Surgeon            32            Oct. 10, 1861               

         Resigned commission Oct. 7, 1863

James Westfall                     Surgeon            …            Jan. 9, 1862                            

        Promoted from Assistant Surgeon Oct. 7, 1863; mustered out with regiment 7 Dec. 1865

Chauncey Coston                   As. Surgeon     …            April 24, 1862                        

        Resigned commission March 7, 1863

Alfred S. Combs                    As. Surgeon     …             Nov. 3, 1863                      

        Discharged May 15, 1865, on Surgeon’s certificate of disability.

John H. Layton                       As. Surgeon     …            Feb. 10, 1864                         

        Transferred from 62nd O.V.I. as John H. Saylor Sept. 1, 1865.

John Faskin                            Adjutant            ...            Oct. 4, 1861

        Discharged April 6, 1862

Sidney G. Brock                      Adjutant           25           November 18, 1861

        Appointed from 1st Lieutenant, Company H., in 1862; promoted to Captain, Co. C., October 2, 1862.

George L. Childs                      Adjutant            24          October 15, 1861

        Appointed from 1st Lieutenant, Co. C, November 15, 1862; wounded July 18, 1863 in battle of Fort Wagner, S.C.; promoted to Captain, Co. C on May 25, 1864.

Rodney J. Hathaway                Adjutant            25            November 1, 1861

        Appointed from 1st Lieutenant, Co. D May 26, 1864; mustered out November 10, 1864, on expiration of term of service.

Robert McMurray                   Adjutant            22            December 7, 1861   

        Appointed from 1st Lieutenant,  Co. E November 15, 1864; mustered out November 10, 1864, on expiration of term of service.

 Orville M. Eddy                        Adjutant            ...            September 2, 1862       

        Appointed from 1st Lieutenant, Co. F in 1865; promoted to Captain, Co. A on March 18, 1865.

John H. Whitehead                   Adjutant            20            October 15, 1861   

        Promoted from 1st Lieutenant, Co. H on March 18, 1865; discharged September 1, 1865.

Aaron D. Yoeum                       Adjutant            21            February 15, 1862   

        Transferred from 62nd O.V.I. September 1, 1865; mustered out with regiment December 7, 1865.

Henry L. Wood        Regimental Quartermaster    52            December 4, 1861

        Resigned April 20, 1863

Grove L. Heaton    Regimental Quartermaster    ...               August 19, 1862   

        Appointed from 1st Lieutenant, Co. H; promoted to Captain and Assistant Quartermaster April 10, 1864.

Cary D. Lindsay     Regimental Quartermaster    20             January 4, 1862

        Promoted to Q.M. Sergeant from private, Co. H on September 25, 1862; to 1st Lieutenant and Regimental Quartermaster on February 18, 1864; mustered out with regiment December 7, 1865; veteran status.

John Crabbs                               Chaplain             38            November 25, 1861

        Promoted from private, Co. I on January 15, 1862; resigned July 7, 1864.

John C. Gregg                            Chaplain            35            December 8, 1863

        Transferred from 62d O.V.I. on September 1, 1865; resigned October 14, 1865.

L. Henry Bredt                   Sergeant Major          27           October 18, 1861

        Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant, Co. G on May 25, 1862.

Irvin W. Welsh                    Sergeant Major        21            December 18, 1861

        Promoted from Sergeant, Co. I on October 5, 1864; mustered out January 17, 1865.

Emil Rampano                    Sergeant Major        26            October 4, 1861

        Promoted from Sergeant, Co. F ; wounded May 9 or 10, 1864 in action at Chester Station, Virginia; promoted to 2nd Lieutenant Co. A on May 25, 1864; veteran status.

William Sorge                      Sergeant Major        21              December 17, 1861

        Promoted from Sergeant, Co. G on January 11, 1865; wounded April 2, 1865, at the fall of Petersburg; promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on August 20, 1865, but not mustered, absent; no further record found. Veteran status. 

William S. Kishler     Quartermaster Sergeant      27               December 7, 1861

        Promoted from Private, Co. E on December 18, 1861; discharged August 26, 1862, on Surgeon's certificate of disability.

Andrew J. Bowman   Quartermaster Sergeant    21                November 19, 1861

        Promoted from Sergeant, Co. C on April 10, 1864; to 1st Lieutenant of Co. A on March 18, 1865.

Joseph Wolcott          Quartermaster Sergeant    16                October 22, 1861

        Promoted from Sergeant, Co. B on March 27, 1865; to 2nd Lieutenant of Co. F on August 20, 1865.

James L. Cummings   Quartermaster Sergeant    23                December 21, 1863

        Promoted from Private, Co. H on October 11, 1865; mustered out with Regiment on December 7,1865.

John C. Cochrane        Commissary Sergeant    31                October 14, 1861

        Promoted from Sergeant, Co. K on December 18, 1861; to 2nd Lieutenant, Co. K on April 15, 1862.

Samuel P. Judson         Commissary Sergeant    35                December 14, 1861

        Promoted from Private, Co. I on May 15, 1862; died February 19, 1864, at Toledo, Ohio.

Edward C. Jeffries       Commissary Sergeant    23            November 7, 1861

        Promoted from Wagoner, Co. K in 1864; to 1st Lieutenant, Co. B on March 18, 1865.

Edward C. Ketchum     Commissary Sergeant    20            October 8, 1861

        Promoted from Corporal, Co. K on March 27, 1865; discharged September 1, 1865.

Joel Fickle                    Commissary Sergeant    20             October 5, 1861                                       

        Transferred from 62nd O.V.I. September 1, 1865; mustered out with regiment on December 7, 1865.

Jonathon Leight             Hospital Steward           25            October 31, 1861

        Promoted from Private, Co. E on December 31, 1861; discharged October 28, 1862, at Suffolk, Virginia on surgeon's certificate of disability.

Alfred Briggs                 Hospital Steward           22            December 15, 1861

        Promoted from Corporal, Co. K on May 1, 1863; promoted to 1st Lieutenant on March 18, 1865, but not mustered; discharged September 1, 1865 by order of the War Department; veteran status.

Stewart McBeth             Hospital Steward        27              February 24, 1864

        Transferred from 62nd O.V.I. on September 1, 1865; mustered out with regiment on december 7, 1865.

William Green                Principal Musician       28                December 30, 1861

        Promoted from Private, Co. E; died on August 8, 1864, at Washington, D.C., veteran status.

Edward O'Connor          Principal Musician      15                October 6, 1862

        Promoted from Musician, Co. H to date May 3, 1865; mustered out October 10, 1865, at Richmond, Virginia on expiration of term of service.       

Benjamin F. Stowe           Principal Musician       18              October 28, 1861

        Promoted from Musician, Co. A on May 1, 1863; mustered out with regiment on December 7, 1865; veteran status.

Rundolph Eichenbarger    Principal Musician        22            September 12, 1862

        Promoted from Private, Co. C on January 13, 1865; discharged May 25, 1865, at hospital in Camp Lee, Virginia, by order of the War Department.