Infantry Units: 48th 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 F, 48th OVI

Captain Virgil H. Moats

Enlisted, age 34 on October 15, 1861 to serve three years; promoted to Major February 21, 1863; died July 11, 1863 at Cincinnatai, OH from wounds.
Defiance Democrat- 12/21/1861, 4/26/1862, 5/3/1862, 6/21/1862

Corporal Demetrius L. Bell

Enlisted, age 23 on November 5, 1861 to serve three years; discharged January 6, 1864, at New Orleans, LA on surgeon's certificate of disability; veteran
Defiance Democrat- 5/9/1863

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