The 67th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment served in the American Civil War from 1861 to 1865. It is listed among the top 300 Union infantry regiments, and took part in many famous battles. During Stonewall Jackson's famous "Valley Campaign" in 1862 the regiment took part in the battles of Winchester and
, the latter being Jackson's only defeat in his career. At Kernstown, the 67th was under the command of Lieut. Colonel Alvin C. Voris, in Colonel Nathan Kimball's brigade. (Brigadier General James Shield's division). Later, on July 18, 1863, the 67th took part in the ill-fated charge on Fort (Battery) Wagner, right beside the 54th Massachusetts (Colored) Infantry, as depicted in the movie "Glory". In 1864-5 the 67th participated in the seige and capture of Fredericksburg, and the eventual surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomatox.
"Military History of Ohio. Illustrated in Editions by Counties. Soldiers
Edition. H.H. Hardesty Publisher. Toledo. 1886. Giving a Roster of Ohio's Rank and File From the County in the War of the Rebellion, Regimental Histories, With
Histories of Its G.A.R and Ladies' Auxiliary Posts, and Camps of Sons of
Veterans. Licking County Edition." :
Sixty-seventh Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 1025 men, organized at Columbus,
winter of 1861-2;
left the State for Western Virginia January 19, 1862; served in Western
June, then ordered to join McClellan's forces on the James; remained with
of the Potomac until December, then transferred North Carolina, with only
men left fit for duty; served in South Carolina in 1863; majority
re-enlisted in January , 1864,
furloughed and returned to duty in March; through 1864 and in 1865 served in
under Grant, two hundred times under fire and with more than half the rank
and file disabled
in action; present at Lee's surrender at Appomattox, April 9, 1865; on
garrison duty in
Tidewater Virginia, until December, 1865; mustered out at City Point,
Virginia, December 7,
1865, 570 men, Alvin C. Voris, Colonel.
Was born in Germany, Sept. 14, 1868, and in 1870 he settled in DeKalb
county, Ind., 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,
Frank L. Stachel, Sergeant, Buried in City Point National Cemetery, Hopewell, Virginia. Section B, grave 2869.
Jacob Hanson, Private, died 1864. Buried in City Point National Cemetery, Hopewell, Virginia. Section B, grave 1690.
John H. McElroy (18 October 1837-25 February 1918) buried in Oaklawn Cemetery, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
H.J. Jones (SGT) died OCT 7 1864 buried at Fort Harrison National Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia, Section C grave 345.
J.M. Gray, Sergeant, buried Ball Hill Cemetery, Villenova, New York.
John Bartley Struble, served 1 year 10 months, honorably discharged. Enlisted 8 March, 1864. Wounded in action by a gunshot to the hip 2 April 1865. Discharged 17 December, 1865
A shock of surprise and regret swept through the village of Shepherd and surrounding country when news of the death of "Bart" Struble was received from Detroit where he had gone on a visit to his son, Allen. Deceased was a son of William and Mary Struble, and was born January 2, 1846, in Knox county, Ohio, and died October 26, 1916. Mr. Struble was married in Mount Pleasant October 1, l87l, to Mary Oberlin and she, with their four children, survives him. His death was the first break in the family ties in forty-five years.
Mr. Struble was township clerk of Coe at the time of his death, which office he had held eight years. He also acted as supervisor for a term of years, been postmaster for eight years and commander of Shepherd G.A.R. Mr. Struble served in the civil war a year and ten months in Co. F, 67th Ohio Vol, being honorably discharged. Wa-bu-no Post of the Mt. Pleasant G.A.R. officiated with the Grand Army honors at his burial. The funeral was held Tuesday at the Methodist church in Shepherd, Rev. Kimberling officiating.
Mr. Struble's children are: Mrs. Clara Adams of Owooso, Allen J. of Detroit, Arthur E. of Marion and Arlie at home.
Relatives who came from away to the funeral were: Frank L. Struble of Chicago, James P. Struble of Trout Creek, Carl Conway and wife of Birch Run, J.A. and U.S. Struble and Mrs. Wayne Fosgett of Mt. Pleasant.
James D. Fisher (Private) 1862-1863
James D. Fisher was born c.1835, probably in Huron County, Ohio; married Hannah Stevens on 18 June 1854, in Huron County, Ohio. They moved to Fulton County, Ohio sometime between 1857 and 1860. On 23 October 1862, James enlisted in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry in Toledo, Ohio, and served in the 67th Regiment, Co. F, until 26 July 1863, when he died of Typhoid fever in the hospital at Morris Island, South Carolina. He is buried in the cemetery there. Nathaniel Fisher, his father, was born in Monaghan, Ireland, c.1815, and married Mary Knapp, born in New York, 1818 on 1 January 1835 in Huron County, Ohio. James D. was their oldest child.
S.W. Matson, Ordnance Sergeant, died 10 May, 1864. Buried in City Point National Cemetery, Hopewell, Virginia. Section B, grave 1534.
T. Newcom, Private, died 21 July, 1864. Buried in City Point National Cemetery, Hopewell, Virginia. Section B, grave 1872.
H. Hoffman, Private, died 27 October, 1864. Buried in City Point National Cemetery, Hopewell, Virginia. Section B, grave 2822.
Anton Behme 1861-1863 (Corporal)transferred to Veterans Reserve Corps
Frederick Behme 1861-1862 (Private) Died of measles
C. Hooder, Private, died 14 March 1865. Buried in City Point National Cemetery, Hopewell, Virginia. Section A, grave 1305.
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Emanuel B Row was born in Coshocton Co, OH 26 March 1841, and died 22 April 1931 in South Bend, Saint Joseph Co, IN, at age 90. His body was interred date unknown in Hoopeston, Vermilion Co, IL. He married Susannah Longenecker, and (2nd) Ella Marston. Enlisted as a volunteer for three months at the opening of the Civil War. Re-enlisted for a three year period in the famous 67th Ohio Infantry, serving until the end of the war. Spent eight months of that time in the Andersonville Prison. Buried at Flora Hills Cemetery.