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197th Ohio Infantry      
Company Unknown
Stephan Alan Skillman - Unknown   
My grt.grandfather. Stephans twin, James served alongside him through the entire war. They were from Middletown, Ohio. The twins ran away from home when the call went out, lied about their age. They were just 16.Direct decendants of Thos. Skillman, N. Y. 1664.
Contact Name:  J.L. Southworth
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Date Added:  4/5/2011
Company A
Frederick Engle - Private   
Frederick Engle (or Engel, his last name is spelled differently in different records), 19 year old Private, captured at Gainesville, FL August 1864, held at Andersonville, released circa February 1865.
Contact Name:  Jon O'Connell
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Date Added:  6/16/2010
Company A
Thomas Wheeler - Captain   
Thomas (b. 1837) was the oldest son of of James and Mary Wheeler, and enlisted early as a Pvt. in the 75th Ohio Volunteer Infantry who saw quite a bit of action early on in the Civil War. He was captured at the Battle of Bull Run and was later released and rejoined the regiment as an Orderly Sergeant. He was soon promoted to 2nd LT, and later still to 1st LT of Co. A, before eventually going into battle at Gettysburg, where on the first day of the Battle he was shot through the wrist.....refusing to leave the field, he was then struck in the groin, and before he could then be removed, was struck once again in the spine.....eventually dying of his wounds on July 28, 1863 in Gettysburg.....his body was shipped home by train to Allegheny Co, PA. The family was later notified of his posthumous promotion to Full CAPTAIN!

By John Vincent Powers, Thomas was the oldest brother of my G.G.Grandfather Robert Wheeler (b. 1845)
Contact Name:  John Vincent Powers
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Date Added:  9/28/2009
Company B
Henry John McNutt - Private   
Henry was wounded July 2, 1863 during the battle ot CemeteryHill at Gettysburg PA
Contact Name:  Frances Fern Johnson
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Date Added:  5/3/2008
Company C
Simeon Perkins - Private   
Simeon Perkins was my great-great uncle. He had two children after the Civil War, but I cannot find any trace of them after 1942.
Contact Name:  Janet Carroll
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Date Added:  5/18/2010
Company D
Alva Rush - Private   
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Contact Name:  DMA Rose
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Date Added:  9/14/2007
Company D
Calvin Rush - Private   
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Contact Name:  DMA Rose
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Date Added:  9/14/2007
Company E
Francis Mallen - Private   
Francis Mallen enlisted into unit at its inception 1861. Fought in all unit engagemnts until captured at 2nd Bull Run. He was interned, Libby's Prison. Months later, was exchanged, but captured again while on picket duty, during Winter Defense of Washington 1862; exchanged, after short confinement. Was captured third time, July 2nd 1863, East Cemetery Hill, Gettysburg: later exchanged. Fought at siege of Charleston. Fought with his unit as Mounted Infantry thoughout entire Florida Campaign. His horse was shot out from under him in Battle of Gainesville. Discharged Jan. 1865 with illnesses. Died 1917 Soldiers and Sailors Home, Marion, IN. His photo image is on 'Wall Of Faces' at Gettysburg Park Visitor Center, and web page. htttp://www.75thovi.com/faces1.html
Contact Name:  Paul Stine
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Contact Homepage:  sealawyer
Date Added:  6/14/2010
Company H
Benjamin Easton Cave - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  SuzAnne Runge
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Date Added:  6/10/2010
Company H
Allen Trimble Garretson - Sergeant   
Enlisted as a Corporal on 12 November 1861 at the age of 26.
Promoted to Sergeant on 25 December 1861.
Received a disability discharge on 8 December 1862.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  6/16/2010
Company H
Jonathan Hartsock - Private   
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Contact Name:  SuzAnne Runge
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Date Added:  6/3/2010
Company H
James Hysell - Private   
Served 9 months and 14 days.
Suffered from Piles.
Contact Name:  Steve Badgley
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Date Added:  9/21/2005
Company I
James Ellis Donohue - Private   
Served from December 9, 1861 to August, 1862.
Had two fingers of his right hand shot off in an accident and was discharged from service.
Contact Name:  Steve Badgley
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Date Added:  9/21/2005
Company I
Henry Dillon Wortman - 1st Sergeant   
Wounded day 2 at Gettysburg
Contact Name:  Doug Wortman
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Date Added:  7/15/2015
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