Infantry Units: 27th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

The biographical sketches here show only those members of the unit who wrote letters to their local newspapers. Information may be drawn from the unit roster, newspaper obituaries, or other biographical sources.

Roster - Field and Staff

Major General John Wallace Fuller

Enlisted 8/1/1861 as Colonel, promoted to Brigadier General 5/22/1864, promoted to Brevet Major General 3/13/1865, resigned commission 8/1/1865. Born 7/28/1827 in Cambridgeshire, England, died 3/12/1891 in Toledo, OH.
Toledo Blade- 10/20/1862, 1/26/1863, 1/10/1865.

Chaplain John Eaton, Jr. "J.E., Jr."

Enlisted 8/15/1861 as chaplain, mustered in 8/18/1861 as chaplain, discharged for promotion to Colonel of 63rd U.S. Colored Troops 10/10/1863, promoted to Brevet Brigadier General 3/13/1865, mustered out with regiment 12/18/1865. Born 12/5/1829 in Sutton, New Hampshire, died 2/9/1906 in Washington, DC. Lived in Memphis after the war.

Toledo Blade- 8/29/1861, 9/4/1861, 9/6/1861, 9/17/1861, 9/18/1861, 10/2/1861, 10/7/1861, 10/15/1861, 10/16/1861, 10/19/1861, 11/1/1861, 11/4/1861, 11/9/1861, 11/14/1861, 11/26/1861, 12/9/1861, 12/16/1861, 12/19/1861, 1/2/1862, 1/3/1862, 1/15/1862, 2/4/1862, 2/8/1862, 2/13/1862, 3/18/1862, 4/14/1862, 4/15/1862, 5/3/1862, 6/28/1862, 7/8/1862, 7/21/1862, 7/24/1862, 8/14/1862, 9/2/1862, 9/23/1862, 10/14/1862, 11/12/1862, 1/7/1863, 1/9/1863, 1/12/1863, 3/13/1863, 4/6/1863, 6/25/1863, 8/25/1863, 9/26/1864, 10/11/1864, 11/14/1864, 3/28/1865, 5/6/1865, 5/12/1865, 5/19/1865

Roster - Company B, 27th OVI

Private William H. Brown

Enlisted 7/11/1861 as a Private, mustered in 8/8/1861, no further record
Toledo Blade- 3/26/1862

Captain James Morgan

Enlisted, age 26 on August 7, 1861 to serve three years; promoted from 1st Lieutenant June 16, 1862; to major November 3, 1864, but not mustered; mustered out December 31, 1864 on expiration of term of service
Toledo Daily Commercial- 10/27/1864

Private William F. Neubert

Enlisted 7/11/1861 as a Private, mustered out 8/17/1864 at Chattanooga, TN.
Toledo Blade- 8/2/1864

Private Albert Welch

Enlisted, age 26 on July 11, 1861 to serve three years; mustered out July 11, 1865, by order of War Department; veteran
Toledo Daily Commercial- 1/21/1863

Roster - Company I, 27th OVI

Captain Norman Tucker

Norman Tucker enlisted as a 30 year old Captain in Company I, 27th Ohio Volunteer Infantry on August 10, 1861, mustering into service August 27, 1861. He resigned his commission June 16, 1862.
Letter: Lima Weekly Gazette: August 14, 1861

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