Infantry Units: 98th 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.

Field and Staff

Colonel George Webster

George Webster enlisted while 36 year old Lawyer as a Major in the 25th Ohio Volunteer Infantry on June 28, 1861, mustering into service July 26, 1861. He was discharged for promotion to Colonel of the 98th Ohio Volunteer Infantry on July 30, 1862. Wounded in the Battle of Perryville on October 8, 1862, he died of his wounds the following day.
Resolution: Tiffin Weekly Tribune: November 14, 1862

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