Infantry Units: 32nd 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 - Company H, 32nd OVI

Captain Alfred G. Barnett

Alfred G. Barnett enlisted as a 22 year old Sergeant in Company H, 32nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry on August 19, 1861, mustering into service the same day. Commissioned Second Lieutenant to date September 15, 1862, he was promoted to captain to date June 30, 1863. Barnett was mustered out November 10, 1864 at Marietta, Georgia.
Lima Weekly Gazette: July 27, 1864

Sergeant Mathias H. Ridenour

Enlisted, age 37, August 19, 1861; mustered as private; appointed Sergeant (date unknown); wounded February 5, 1864 in Battle of Baker's Creek, MS; promoted to Captain, 180th OVI, September 24, 1864; veteran
Paulding Independent- 9/3/1863

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