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Military Service


The Battelle Monument

 

A memorial to honor the Civil War Soldiers from Newport Township was dedicated on July 6, 1913. It was furnished by the members of the Ross Newport Post of the G. A. R. and J. G. Battelle of Columbus. Ohio.

Battelle Monument

Revolutionary War

 

Those who served in the Revolutionary War 

Revolutionary War

War of 1812

 

Those who served in the War of 1812 that we know of are R. Edgell, R. Shinn and J. Reynolds.

Also from Captain Asa Pease Jr.

Sometime between 1807 and 1811 Asa Pease, Jr., a cooper by occupation, moved his family to Ohio where ship building, of small vessels of the 104 tons class, had become important. He probably lived in Newport, near Marietta.

If was from Newport, Ohio that Asa Pease, Jr. enlisted June 18, 1813 for the War of 1812. He was wounded July 25, 1814 at Bridgewater in the Battle of Lundy's Lane, and killed August 25, 1814, at Black Rock on land near Buffalo, in ground fighting at the same time the naval forces fought and won the victory with Perry.

 

 


The Civil War

 

148th Ohio Infantry, compiled by Larry Stevens

Civil War

Milltown Soldiers

 

Civil War - Milltown had the honor of sending the first soldiers from Newport Township to the Civil War. They sent seven soldiers. James Davis, the first to enlist, Henry Davis, A. S. O’Bleness, John Davis, Carley Jobes, Henry O’Bleness and K. B. Davis. Henry Davis was the only one killed. "Footprints"


The Spanish American War

 

Spanish American War- from the monument:Eldin Adkins, O.Rowland, O.Eddy, H.Greenwood, H.Little, F.Hanna, W.J.Bond, J.Bayless, C.Edgar,, E.Hays, F.L.Lauck, Paul Dana In the U.S.Navy: M.Dana, Carl Greene, S.Martin


WWII

 

Newport Township Honor Roll

WWII

Vietnam

Burl Denton Hewitt Our Fallen Warrior Read Here of Denny's service.

Honored in the Memorial Wall

See more pictures of Denny here


Vietnam

Iraq War

 

1st Lt Chris Rutherford

Iraq War