Infantry Units: 161st 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, 161st OVI

Lieutenant Thomas C. Winders

Letter: Hancock Jeffersonian: May 20, 1864

Chaplain Jacob B. Dunn

Jacob D. Dunn enlisted as a 40 year old private in Company I, 161st Ohio Volunteer Infantry on May 2, 1864, and was promoted to Chaplain to date May 27, 1864. The regiment served in garrison duty around Cumberland and Harper's Ferry before mustering out of service September 2, 1864.
Hancock Jeffersonian: May 20, 1864, June 10, 1864

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