Infantry Units: 69th 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 D, 69th OVI

Second Lieutenant William J. Faulkner

William J. Faulkner enlisted as a 26 year old Sergeant in Company D, 69th Ohio Volunteer Infantry on October 28, 1861, mustering into service January 20, 1862. He was commissioned Second Lieutenant to date June 21, 1862, and resigned his commission May 17, 1863.
Letter: Darke County Democrat- June 25, 1862

Roster - Company E, 69th OVI

Captain David Putnam

David Putnam enlisted as a 40 year old Captain in Company E, 69th Ohio Volunteer Infantry on October 10, 1861, mustering into service January 20, 1862. He resigned his commission June 20, 1863.
Letter: Darke County Democrat- December 10, 1862

Sergeant Isaac N. Arnold

Isaac N. Arnold enlisted as a 21 year old Private in Company E, 69th Ohio Volunteer Infantry on November 8, 1861, mustering into service on January 20, 1862. He was promoted to Sergeant November 19, 1863. Arnold was severely wounded in the left arm August 11, 1864 at Atlanta, the wound being seriously enough that his arm was amputated. He was discharged for his wounds April 13, 1865.
Letter: Darke County Democrat- June 11, 1862

Roster - Company F, 69th OVI

Private Robert M. McCoy

Robert M. McCoy enlisted as a 26 year old Private in Company F, 69th Ohio Volunteer Infantry on October 26, 1861, mustering into service December 31, 1861. Reenlisting as a veteran in 1864, he was mustered out July 17, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.
Letter: Tiffin Weekly Tribune: April 17, 1863

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