Infantry Units: 78th 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 I, 78th OVI

Company mustered in from November 18, 1861 to January 15, 1862 at Camp Gilbert, Zanesville, Ohio by Andrew Scott, Captain 78th OVI. Mustered out July 11, 1865 at Louisville, KY by Cyrus M. Roberts, Captain 78th OVI.

Sergeant Daniel H. Watt

Enlisted, age 24 on December 3, 1861 to serve three years; reduced from Sergeant, date unknown; killed July 22, 1864 in Battle of Atlanta, GA; veteran
Kalida Sentinel- 3/5/1863

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