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Civil War
Ohio Soldiers
Medal of Honor
Citations

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Soldier's Name

Citation State

Birth State

Birth Place

Citation Date

Citation Place and Actions Which
Earned the Citation

Albert, Christian

MS

OH

Cincinnati

22 May. 1863

Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."

Ayers, David

MS

OH

Kalida

22 May. 1863

Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party".

Bebb, Edward J.

GA

OH

Butler County

16 Apr. 1865

Capture of flag.

Bensinger, William

GA

OH

 

12 Apr. 1862

Nineteen of twenty-two men (including two civilians) who, by direction of General Mitchell (or Buell), penetrated nearly 200 miles south into the enemy's territory and captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Ga., in an attempt to destroy the bridges and track between Chattanooga and Atlanta.

Boury, Richard

VA

OH

Monroe County

05 Mar. 1865

Capture of flag.

Brandle, Joseph E.

TN

OH

Seneca County

16 Nov. 1863

While color bearer of his regiment, having been twice wounded and the sight of one eye destroyed, still held to the colors until ordered to the rear by his regimental commander.

Brown, Robert B.

TN

OH

Muskingum Co.

25 Nov. 1863

Missionary Ridge. Capture of flag.

Brown, Uriah

MS

OH

Miami County

22 May. 1863

Vicksburg. Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."

Brown, Wilson

GA

OH

Logan County

12 Apr. 1862

 

Buhrman, Henry G.

MS

OH

Cincinnati

22 May. 1863

 

Burns, James M.

VA

OH

Jefferson Co.

15 May. 1864

 

Carr, Franklin

TN

OH

Stark County

16 Dec. 1864

 

Colwell, Oliver

TN

OH

Champaign Co

16 Dec. 1864

 

Cook, John

MD

OH

Hamilton Count

17 Sep. 1862

 

Cox, Robert M.

MS

OH

Guernsey Co.

22 May. 1863

 

Cranston, William W.

VA

OH

Champaign Co

02 May. 1863

 

Crocker, Ulric L.

VA

OH

 

19 Oct. 1864

 

Cumpston, James M.

 

OH

Gallia County

18 ___

At Shenandoah Valley Campaign, August to November 1864. Capture of flag

Davis, Freeman

TN

OH

Newcomerstown

25 Nov. 1863

 

Davis, Harry

GA

OH

Franklin Co.

28 Jul. 1864

 

Day, David F.

MS

OH

Dallasburg

22 May. 1863

 

De Witt, Richard W.

MS

OH

Butler County

22 May. 1863

 

DeLavie, Hiram H.

VA

OH

Stark County

01 Apr. 1865

 

Dorsey, Daniel

GA

OH

Fairfield Co.

12 Apr. 1862

 

Elson, James M.

MS

OH

Coshocton

22 May. 1863

 

Finkenbiner, Henry S.

SC

OH

N. Industry

09 Apr. 1865

While on the advance skirmish line and within direct and close fire of the enemy's artillery, crossed the mill race on a burning bridge and ascertained the enemy's position. Sub. by Dena Whitesell

Fox, Henry M.

VA

OH

Trumbull

19 Sep. 1864

 

Freeman, Henry B.

TN

OH

Mount Vernon

31 Dec. 1862

 

Gause, Isaac

VA

OH

Trumbull Co.

13 Sep. 1864

 

Grimshaw, Samuel

GA

OH

Jefferson Co.

06 Aug. 1864

 

Guant, John C.

TN

OH

Columbiana Co.

30 Nov. 1864

 

Guinn, Thomas

MS

OH

Clinton County

22 May. 1863

 

Gwynne, Nathaniel

VA

OH

Champaign Co.

30 Jul. 1864

 

Hall, Newton H.

TN

OH

Portage County

30 Nov. 1864

 

Haney, Milton L.

GA

OH

 

22 Jul. 1864

 

Hanks, Joseph

MS

OH

Chillicothe

22 May. 1863

 

Hanna, Milton

TN

OH

 

15 Feb. 1863

 

Harris, Sampson

MS

OH

Noble County

22 May. 1863

 

Hawkins, Thomas

VA

OH

Cincinnati

21 Jul. 1864

 

Hays, John H.

GA

OH

Jefferson Co,

16 Apr. 1865

 

Hedges, Joseph

TN

OH

 

17 Dec. 1864

 

Henry, James

MS

OH

Sunfish

22 May. 1863

 

Holcomb, Daniel I.

TN

OH

Hartford

16 Dec. 1864

 

Holland, Lemuel F.

TN

OH

Burlington

02 Jul. 1863

 

Howe, Orion P.

MS

OH

Portage County

19 May. 1863

 

Hughey, John

VA

OH

Highland

06 Apr. 1865

 

Immell, Lorenzo D.

MO

OH

Ross

10 Aug. 1861

 

Inscho, Leonidas H.

MD

OH

Chatham

14 Sep. 1862

 

James, Isaac

VA

OH

Montgomery Co

02 Apr. 1865

 

Johns, Elisha

MS

OH

Clinton

22 May. 1863

 

Johnson, Andrew

MS

OH

Delaware Co.

22 May. 1863

 

Jones, David

MS

OH

Fayette County

22 May. 1863

 

Jordan, Absalom

VA

OH

Brown County

06 Apr. 1865

 

Kemp, Joseph

VA

OH

Lima

06 May. 1864

 

Kirk, Jonathan C.

VA

OH

Clinton County

23 May. 1864

 

Knight, William

GA

OH

Wayne County

12 Apr. 1862

 

Kountz, John S.

TN

OH

Maumee

25 Nov. 1863

 

Kuder, Jeremiah

GA

OH

Seneca County

01 Sep. 1864

 

Larimer, Smith

VA

OH

Richland Co.

06 Apr. 1865

 

Lawton, Henry W.

GA

OH

 

03 Aug. 1864

 

Longshore, Willam H.

MS

OH

Muskingum Co.

22 May. 1863

 

Loyd, George

VA

OH

Muskingum Co.

02 Apr. 1865

 

Mayes, William B.

GA

OH

Marion County

15 Jun. 1864

 

McCleary, Charles H.

TN

OH

Sandusky Co.

16 Dec. 1864

 

McClelland, James M.

MS

OH

Harrison Co.

22 May. 1863

 

McConnell, Samuel

AL

OH

Belmont County

09 Apr. 1865

 

McDonald, John Wade

TN

OH

Lancaster

6 Apr. 1862

 

McElhinny, Samuel O

VA

OH

Meigs County

06 Apr. 1865

 

McGonagle, Wilson

MS

OH

Jefferson Co.

22 May. 1863

 

Miller, Jacob C.

MS

OH

Bellevue

22 May. 1863

 

Miller, James P.

AL

OH

Franklin

02 Apr. 1865

 

Morey, Delano

VA

OH

Licking County

8 May 1862

 

Morgan, Lewis

VA

OH

Delaware Co.

12 May. 1864

 

Myers, George S.

GA

OH

Fairfield

19 Sep. 1863

 

Parks, James W.

TN

OH

Lawrence Co.

16 Dec. 1864

 

Parrott, Jacob

GA

OH

Fairfield Co.

12 Apr. 1862

 

Patterson, John T.

VA

OH

Morgan County

14 Jun. 1863

 

Pearsall, Platt

MS

OH

Meigs County

22 May. 1863

 

Pinn, Robert

VA

OH

Stark County

29 Sep. 1864

 

Porter, John R.

GA

OH

Delaware County

12 Apr. 1862

 

Power, Albert

AR

OH

Guernsey County

7 Mar. 1862

 
Prentice, Joseph R.

TN

OH

Lancaster

31 Dec. 1862

 

Ransbottom, Alfred

TN

OH

Delaware Co.

30 Nov. 1864

 

Reddick, William H.

GA

OH

Adams County

12 Apr. 1862

 

Renninger, Louis

MS

OH

Liverpool

22 May. 1863

 

Richardson, William R.

VA

OH

Cleveland

06 Apr. 1865

 

Richey, William E.

GA

OH

Athens County

19 Sep. 1863

 

Ricksecker, John H.

TN

OH

Springfield

30 Nov. 1864

 

Robertson, Samuel

GA

OH

Muskingum Co.

12 Apr. 1862

 

Robinson, Elbridge

VA

OH

Morgan County

14 Jun. 1863

 

Rundle, Charles W.

MS

OH

Cincinnati

22 May. 1863

 

Schenck, Benjamin W.

MS

OH

Butler County

22 May. 1863

 

Schmidt, William

TN

OH

Tiffin

25 Nov. 1863

 

Scott, John M.

GA

OH

Stark County

12 Apr. 1862

 

Seaman, Elisha B.

VA

OH

Logan County

02 May. 1863

 

Slagle, Oscar

TN

OH

Fulton County

Apr. 1862

 

Slavens, Samuel

GA

OH

Pike County

12 Apr. 1862

 

Smith, Otis W.

TN

OH

Logan County

16 Dec. 1864

 

Stickels, Joseph

AL

OH

Butler County

09 Apr. 1865

 

Sturgeon, James K.

GA

OH

Perry County

15 Jun. 1864

 

Source: http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/medals.htm

Submitted by Barb Ziegenmeyer




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