Infantry Units: 191st 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 H, 191st OVI

First Lieutenant James R. Jolley

James R. Jolley enlisted as a 20 year old Corporal in Company H, 32nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry on August 19, 1861, mustering into service the same day. Promoted to Sergeant during his service, he was discharged for disability October 24, 1862 at camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois. Returning to Lima, he started work as a newspaper editor on the Lima Weekly Gazette and went into partnership with Cornelius Parmenter on January 1, 1864. Near the end of the war, he enlisted as First Lieutenant of Company H, 191st Ohio Volunteer Infantry on March 8, 1865, mustering into service the same day. He was mustered out August 27, 1865 at Winchester, Virginia.
Letters: Lima Weekly Gazette: April 5, 1865, May 3, 1865