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Washington County,Ohio
Spanish American War


Roster of Company D
The following is a list of names of members of Company D, Seventh Reg., O. V. I., in the war with Spain; recruited at Lower Salem, Washington County, Ohio, for two years' service. This company was mustered into the United States service May 13, 1898, at Columbus, Ohio; mustered out November 6, 1898, at Columbus, Ohio.

The place of residence at the date of enlistment is given and in some cases the soldier was not a resident of the county.

From the head of the list down to and including Albert Wilson, the date of entering the service is given as April 25, 1898. The latter part of the list contains names of recruits who entered the company under the second call, the date of entering the service being given opposite each name.

Where the date of discharge is not specifically stated opposite the name, the soldier was mustered out with the company.

Abicht, Christian, private, age 19, June 15, 1898, Whipple.

Abicht, James W., private, age 20, Whipple.

Addelspringer, James F., private, age 23, JUne 17, 1898, Harrietsville.

Alban, Rees A. - Third Sergeant, age 25, Elba.

Amos, Elmer E., private, age 34, Reed.

Anders, Christian, private, age 31, June 17, 1898, Marietta.

Artificer, Jacob - Suder, age 36, Marietta.

Augustein, George, private, age 27, June 17, 1898, Lowell.

Baker, John, private, age 36, Marietta.

Ball, Allan, private, age 23, Elba.

Barnes, George H., private, age 29, McArthur.

Belford, Walter, private, age 21, June 17, 1898, Caldwell.

Best, Charles H., private, age 30, Marietta.

Biehl, Frank H., private, age 26, Lowell.

Blake, Edward S. - First Sergeant, age 33, Lower Salem.

Boeshaar, Fred C. - Second Corporal, age 23, Lower Salem.

Bond, Walter, private, age 23, June 17, 1898, Caldwell.

Bowman, Frank W., private, age 23, June 17, 1898, Constitution.

Breckenridge, Wallace, private, age 18, June 17, 1898, Elba.

Briggs, Harry, private, age 22, June 18, 1898, Dexter City.

Broon, Henry, private, age 24, Lower Salem.

Cain, Durwand, private, age 19, June 17, 1898, Caldwell.

Chapman, Albert E., private age 22, Stanleyville.

Chapman, Elmer S., private, age 24, Marietta.

Cline, George T., private, age 21, Rainbow.

Cooley, Herman L., private, age 31, June 22, 1898, Athens.

Craig, Ellsworth, private, age 21, Kilmer.

Davidson, Elias E., private, age 42, Marietta.

Davis, Richard, private, age 28, Marietta.

Dye, George, private, age 18, June 17, 1898, Dexter City.

Enocks, Warren, private, age 21, Junr 17, 1898, Lower Salem.

Evans, James F., private, age 30, Masterton.

Folger, Theodore - Fourth Corporal, age 23, Marietta.

Foraker, Richard E., private, age 31, Marietta.

Geren, Walter F., private, age 23, Marietta.

Gildea, Leonard, private, age 18, June 22, 1898, Ironton.

Gildea, Patrick L., private, age 40, June 22, 1898, Ironton.

Hardy, Arthur G. - Musician, age 21, Whipple.

Hardy, Maurice L., private, age 22, Lower Salem.

Hart, Thomas W., private, age 33, transferred to U. S. Signal Corps July 8, 1898. Marietta.

Hartshorn, Elam - Fifth Corporal, age 22, Lower Salem.

Hartshorn, Joseph P. - Fifth Sergeant, age 27, Lower Salem.

Heydrick, Gilbert, private, age 24, discharged October 4, 1898, Marietta.

Hockenberry, Clinton - Third Corporal, age 26, Lower Salem.

Hoffman, Edward, Musician, age 24, Heslop.

Hovey, Judson D. - Major, age 43, Lower Salem.

Howell, Ivan S., private, age 18, June 17, 1898, Olga.

Huddleson, Charles H., private. age 22, JUne 17, 1898, Middle Creek

Jackson, Albert, private, age 21, June June 22, 1898, Ironton.

Jacobs, William H., Corporal, age 28, Lower Salem.

James, Homer M., private. age 23. June 17, 1898., Caldwell.

Jewell, Lewis J., private, age 35, June 30, 1898, entered the service as a member of Company L, transferred to Company D, Marietta.

Johnson, Irving J., private, age 29, Constitution.

Keerps, George, private, age 34, June 17, 1898, discharged October 4, 1898, Marietta.

Kehl, Henry, private, age 24, Lower Salem.

King, Richard, private, age 24, JUne 22, 1898, Ironton.

Knox, Delamr, private, age 21, July 21, 1898, Marietta.

Koon, Warren M., Corporal, age 23, Dalzell.

Laurie, William, private, age 22, July 21, 1898, Marietta.

Lehnhard, Carl Jacob, private, age 21, June 18, 1898, Marietta.

Lent, Charles A., private, age 19, JUne 17, 1898, Harrietsville.

Lightner, George N., private, age 31, June 17, 1898, Marietta.

Love, Edward O., private, age 24, June 17, 1898, Flag.

Manoway, William, private, age 25, June 22, 1898, discharged October 4, 1898, Ironton.

Mattern, William G., private, age 21, Marietta.

McClure, Frank G., private, age 19, June 18, 1898, Marietta.

McCullough, David R., private, age 24, June 18, 1898, Marietta.

Miller, Clifton E. , private, age 21, June 18, 1898, Caldwell.

Miller, John, private, age 23. Constitution.

Minor, Samuel, private, age 35, transferred to U. S. Signal Corps, July 8, 1898, Marietta.

Miraben, Lee - Quartermaster, Sergeant, age 34, Marietta.

Miracle, Wade, private, age 21, Elba.

Neff, James, private, age 23, June 22, 1898, discharged October 4, 1898, Ironton.

Nott, Oscar, private, age 29, Marietta.

Oliver, Charles H., private, age 19, JUne 17, 1898, Gasville.

Posey, Alexander, private, age 23, Marietta.

Prewett, George M., private, age 35, Briggs.

Pryor, Isaac M., private, age 27, Lower Salem

Recruits enlisted and mustered into Company D, 7th Regiment, O. V. I.:

Rhodes, Charles, private, age 18, Lower Salem.

Rhodes, James H. - First Lieutenant, age 29, Lower Salem.

Richey, Arthur, private, age 18, Warner.

Richey, Lumley H., private, age 20, Warner.

Richey, Peter, private, age 25, discharge October 1, 1898, Marietta.

Sanders, Walter, private, age 18, June 22, 1898, Ironton,

Sarver, Earnest L., private, age 22, Reno.

Schockey, Chauncey P., private, age 24, McArthur.

Schofield, Carl S., private, age 20, Rainbow.

Semon, Alfred H., private, age 24, Marietta.

Slack, William H., private, age 21, June 17, 1898, Elba.

Smith, Emory F., private, age 24, promoted to Corporal, Elba.

Smith, Enoch F., private, age 18, Marietta.

Smith, Walter G., private, age 21, June 17, 1898, Marietta.

Stackhouse, Doctor J., private, age 38, June 17, 1898, Lowell.

Stickrath, August J., private, age 25, June 6, 1898, promoted to Corporal, Lower Salem.

Stover, George W., private, age 25, Lowell.

Taylor, Horace S., private, age 25, April 25, 1898, entered the service as member of Company A, transferred to Company D, May 31, 1898, Marietta.

Travis, Hes., private, age 26. June 17, 1898, Elba.

Trein, Frank E., private, age 20, Marietta.

True, Otis A. - Second Lieutenant, age 28, Lower Salem.

Twiggs, Warner A., Corporal, age 29, Lower Salem.

Walking, Earnest, private, age 19, Lowell.

Watkins, Harry T. - First Corporal, age 24, Lower Salem.

Weiss, Jacob T., private, age 36, discarged September 5, 1898, Coal Run.

Wharff, Archie A., Corporal, age 22, Warner.

Whetstone, Allan M. - Second Sergeant, age 28, Lower Salem.

Whetstone, Frederick, private, age 18, Lower Salem.

Williams, Reese, private, age 25, June 17, 1898, Caldwell.

Wilson, Albert, private, age 26, transferred to Company H, June 8. 1898, Chillicothe.

Wilson, Clyde E., Corporal, age 24, Whipple.

Wilson, Truman - Wagoner, age 25, Warner.

Wooster, Fred C. - Captain, age 26, Elba.

Worstell, John C., private, age 23, died July 12, 1898, Beverly.

Zumbro, George F. - Fourth Sergeant, age 24, Lower Salem.

["History of Marietta and Washington County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens" Volume 2; By Seymour J. Hathaway, 1902 - Transcribed by TK]



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