Infantry Units: 104th 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 B, 104th OVI

Second Lieutenant William J. Nelson

William J. Nelson enlisted as a 23 year old First Sergeant in Company B, 104th Ohio Volunteer Infantry on August 1, 1862, mustering into service August 30, 1862. Promoted to Second Lieutenant to date November 17, 1862, he was detailed as acting assistant quartermaster for the 23rd Corps from May 1, 1864. He was mustered out June 17, 1865 at Greensboro, North Carolina.
Letter: Bucyrus Journal: July 10, 1863

Corporal Thomas Hart Benton Correll

Thomas H.B. Correll enlisted as a 21 year old Corporal in Company B, 104th Ohio Volunteer Infantry on August 5, 1862, mustering into service August 30, 1862. He was discharged for promotion to Captain in the 1st U.S. Colored Troops Heavy Artillery on March 23, 1864. Correll resigned his commission September 30, 1865.
Letter: Bucyrus Journal: May 1, 1863

Roster - Company E, 104th OVI

Corporal Bennywell L. Devies

Bennywell L. Devies enlisted as a 24 year old Corporal in Company E, 104th Ohio Volunteer Infantry on August 6, 1862, mustering into service August 30, 1862. He mustered out June 17, 1865 at Goldsboro, North Carolina.
Letters: Church Advocate- September 25, 1862, December 11, 1862, June 18, 1863, February 25, 1864

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