Infantry Units: 41st 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 C, 41st OVI

Sergeant Simon B. Norris

Simon B. Norris enlisted as an 18 year old Private in Company C, 41st Ohio Volunteer Infantry on September 19, 1861, mustering into service the same. Following his reenlistment in 1864, he was promoted to Corporal July 9, 1864 and Sergeant December 9, 1864. He was mustered out November 27, 1865 at Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio.
Letters: Church Advocate- April 14, 1864, May 12, 1864, June 9, 1864, August 18, 1864, October 6, 1864, March 9, 1865, June 22, 1865, August 31, 1865, October 12, 1865, December 7, 1865

Roster - Company F, 41st OVI

Captain Daniel S. Leslie

Daniel S. Leslie enlisted as a 36 year old Captain of Company F, 41st Ohio Volunteer Infantry on September 2, 1861, mustering into service October 29, 1861. Wounded in action April 7, 1862 at the Battle of Shiloh, he resigned his commission September 9, 1862.
Letter: Elyria Independent Democrat: July 30, 1862

Roster - Company I, 41st OVI

Captain William Rymers

Enlisted, age 33, on September 16, 1861 to serve three years; promoted to Captain, Company C, March 1, 1862
Ottawa Democrat- 1/3/1862

First Lieutenant John Mitchell

Enlisted, age 28 on September 16, 1861 to serve three years; promoted to 2nd Lieutenant from Sergeant Major May 17, 1862; 1st Lieutenant September 1, 1862; died January 18, 1863 of wounds received December 31, 1862 in Battle of Stone River, TN
Ottawa Democrat- 6/25/1864

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