Infantry Units: 83rd 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 A, 83rd OVI

Private John R. Pepper

Enlisted, age 22 on August 11, 1862 to serve three years; wounded May 19, 1863 in action near Vicksburg, MS; transferred to Co. I, 23rd Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps April 28, 1864; mustered out July 1, 1865, at St. Louis, MO by order of War Department
Press and Leader - 8/13/1863

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