Infantry, compiled by Larry Stevens
In May of 1861 a company of Volunteer Militia was organized
under the leadership of Captain Christopher Greene. According to William’s
History of Washington County, this was the first volunteer Company ever raised
in Newport. Dr.
Joseph McElhinney was Lieutenant.
In September, 1862 Dr. Joseph McElhinney was elected Captain
of the Newport
home guard with one hundred volunteers. This was organized for the protection
In August of 1863, Company H of the 46th
Battalion of Ohio Volunteer militia was organized and raised in Newport for service in
the state. Dr. Joseph McElhinney was
In May 2,
1864, company H was called into United States service. They became
Company G of the Ohio
146th Infantry Volunteers.
Although called out for one hundred days, they were mustered out in four
and one half months in September of the same year.
Those who served in company G
Dr. Joseph McElhinney served as a Captain and an assistant
Person Farley, age 45, private
John Farley, age 18, private
Andrew Friedel, private
Christopher Greene, age 55, sergeant
James Brown Greene, age 31, private, sergeant
Frank Greenwood, age 16,
Thomas Guillinger, age 44, private
Jacob H Guillinger, age 37, private, corporal
Eli Worthington Hall, age 17, substitute, private, died at Bermuda on July
Preston G Hays, age 19, private
Thomas Neely Higgans, age 33, private
John Jobes, Private, died
Ebenezer Lang, age 17, private
Augustus Leonard, age 34, First Lieutenant
Thomas A McCoy, age 26, private
This Regiment, organized as a Ohio National Guard unit,
formed for one hundred days service, May 18, 1864, under Colonel Thomas W. Moore, and left for
the field May 23d, by rail, when an accident occurred to the train resulting in
the death of three and the serious injury of three others. The Regiment moved
via Harper's Ferry, then to White House and Bermuda Hundred, where it served in
the trenches until the last of August. It returned to Ohio and was mustered out September 14, 1864.
From Dyer's Compendium
148th Regiment Infantry. Organized at Marietta, Ohio,
and mustered in May 17, 1864.
Left State for Harper's Ferry, W. Va., May 23; thence moved to Washington, D.C.,
June 1, and to White House Landing, Va.,
June 9. Moved to Bermuda Hundred, Va., June 11, and to
City Point June 15. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps,
Army of the James. Duty at City Point till August 29. Moved to Marietta September 5, and mustered out September 14, 1864. Lost
during service 2 Officers and 37 Enlisted men by disease. Total 39.
T. E. Greenwood
J. M. McElHinney
W. H. Edgerton
Chaplain, Rev. Gordon Battelle
NAME REGIMENT & CO. RANK DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH CAUSE OF DEATH / NOTES
Bobb, Reese Smith
Ballentine, William Henry
Ballentine, George Kinberly
Ballentine, John T.
Ballentine, William Edwrd
Battelle, Charles D.
Bell, William Henry
Blakely, Andrew S.
Blakely, Lewis; 2nd AR. Light Art.
Blakely, William Henry
Britton, Charles Russel
Burge, Charles; 1st VA. Co. I
Bush, John L.
Bush William Casner
Conner, Joseph Long
Cooke, Milton Gilbert
Cooke, James Monroe
Cree, John R.
Crumbley, E. A.
Cutshaw, Shannon; 175th, Co. K, Private; d. Nashville, TN
Cutshaw, William; 175th, Co. K; Private
Dana, Frederick F.
Dale, Edward R.
Davis, Hamilton; 77th, Co. B; Private; d. July 1, 1864 in Tyler, Texas Died in prison
Davis, Henry Edward
Davis, K. B.
Davis, James W.
Davis, John Wilson
Dotson, Emanuel; 7th Cal. Co. H; Private;Also 25th Reg.; A prisoner, captured at Rogersville, Nov. 6, 1863.
Edgell, Benjamin Ellis
Edgerton, William H.
Francis, A. J.; 92nd, Co. F; Private; d. Nov. 1, 1863 at Chattanooga, TN of Chronic Diarrhea
Garrison, Rodney S.
Gates, Jewett; 92nd. Co. G; Private; d. 1864
Haight, Charles C.
Height, George W.
Hall, Eli W.; 148th, Co. G, d. July 6, 1864 at Bermuda Hundred. Middle name: Worthington. Served 6 wks.
Hall, Oscar; 97th, Co. A; Private; d. Jan. 1863 in Tennessee in hospital
Hill, Cornelius; 148th, Co. B; Private; d. July 19, 1863 at Bermuda Hundred of Chronic Diarrhea
Hill, Henry McKibben
Hill, William W.; 77th, Co. B; Private; d. May 3, 1863 at Alton, Illinois of Measles. Middle name: Wallace
Jobes, John; 148th; Private
Johnson, A. F.
Johnson, E. A
Little, Thomas O.
McCoy, Thomas A.
McElHinney, Joseph M.
McPeak, Jasper; 92nd, Co. F; d. Apr. 19, 1863 at Carthage, TN of Fever
McVey, Thomas Jett; 77th, Co. B; Private; He was taken prisoner at Shiloh and not heard from since.
Middleswart, H. F.
Nine, Lewis; 39th, Co. B; Private; d. at New Madrid, Killed
Noland, Justus; 7th Cal. Co. H; Private; d. Mar 1864 at Camp Nelson of small-pox
O’Blenas, Abram Guyton
O’Sheen, Ezra J.
Peckins, George Connor
Peckins, H. Sheppard
Petty, Henry Wesley
Reynolds, Charles Wesley
Ritchie, St. Clair
Rowland, Rufus H.
Rowland Robert S.
Seevers, Daniel D.
Seevers, Richard D.; 36th, Co. K; Private; d. Nov. 15, 1864 from wound recieved at Winchester, July 24, 1864.
Shreves, James W.
Smith, George W.
Smith, J. Higgins
Smith, James Keith
Smith, S. R.
Smith, Samuel Thomas
Stewart, Ira; 1st Cal. Co. L; Private; d. Jan. 1862 of Typhoid Fever
Stewart, J. H.
Thompson, Edgar* 92nd, Co. K Private
Tidd, Charles Wesley 4th VA. Cal. Co. G Dec. 17, 1863 Clarksburg, VA Typhoid Fever
Vanwey, Moses 77th, Co. G Private
Vanway, Isaac* 92nd, Co. F Private Apr. 1863
Ward, Martin 77th, Co. E July 8, 1864 Tyler, Texas In prison
Wetzel, James* 125th
Whitsel, James* 125th (This could be the same person as above)
Williams, Sylvester 7th VA. Co. G
Wood, William Ware* 1st Cal. Co. L Private 1864 Chronic Diarrhea
Zanilley, B. F. 39th, Co. B