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197th Ohio Infantry      
Company Unknown
John Fishbaugh - Unknown   
John Fishbaugh from Pickaway or Ross County served 3 years in the 88th. Was briefly detached to 131st OVI. He had a son after the war. Arthur has been described as a sucessful business man who died in his Thirties. Arthur left 2 sons, Norris & Arley. Norris had one daughter. I am trying to research John's family background.
Contact Name:  Greg Price
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Date Added:  11/10/2005
Company A
George W. Buchanan - Corporal   
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Date Added:  9/16/2006
Company A
Daniel Webster Ney - Captain   
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Contact Name:  Richard Ney
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Date Added:  7/25/2008
Company B
Rufus M Mankins - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 15 August 1862 at the age of 28.
Mustered in Company B, 88th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 24 September 1862.
Mustered out on 3 July 1865 at Camp Chase, OH.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  5/30/2010
Company B
Allen Unk Trimble - Private   
Married Mary Ellen Conner at New Antioch, Ohio February 18, 1858. After the war they moved to Wayne County, Iowa.

Much of his enlistment he was sick he never seen any combat, he spent the last years of his life in old soldiers home in Iowa.
Contact Name:  Bill Trimble
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Date Added:  2/28/2007
Company B
Edwin C Turner - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 12 August 1862 at the age of 20
Enlisted in Company B, 88th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 24 September 1862.
Died Company B, 88th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 18 March 1864 in Warren County, OH.
Contact Name:  Fred Rose
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Date Added:  1/1/2006
Company C
Ludwell W. Nichols - Captain   
Ludwell W. Nichols was my great, great, great, great grandfather.
Contact Name:  Gillian Ford
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Date Added:  2/14/2011
Company D
Isaac Mummey - Private   
Isaac enlisted the 88th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War on 1 Oct 1962 along with his brother Jacob. Another brother, Peter, would joined them within a year. Isaac contracted what was diagnosed as phthisis pulmonalis while in Cincinnati, Ohio in October 1863. The modern name for this disease is tuberculosis. He was subsequently discharged on 12 Aug 1864 at Camp Chase, Ohio. He returned to Union County, Ohio and spent his life as a farmer.
Contact Name:  Richard Cole
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Date Added:  8/11/2005
Company D
Jacob Mummey - Private   
Jacob served in the 88th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, enlisting 1 Oct 1862 at the same time as his brother Isaac. He was mustered out with the company on 3 Jul 1865, but had spent a significant amount of time in the hospital and sick in quarters, suffering from chronic bronchitis and rheumatism. He would continue to suffer from these aliments for the rest of his life, to the extent of having to go on public support in 1883. He had moved to Marshall County, Indiana by 1869, and on to Gratiot County, Michigan around 1870, evidently right after getting married.
Contact Name:  Richard Cole
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Date Added:  8/11/2005
Company E
Cephas Finley - Corporal   
Enlisted as a Corporal on 14 July 1863 at the age of 31
Enlisted in Company E, 88th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 14 July 1863.
Died Company E, 88th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 26 December 1863 in Camp Chase, OH
Contact Name:  Fred Rose
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Date Added:  10/22/2005
Company E
Shepard Mils Gaston - Musician   
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Contact Name:  Ruhama Veltfort
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Date Added:  7/18/2008
Company E
Isaac T Gooding - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 9 June 1862 at the age of 21.
Mustered in Company E, 88th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 26 June 1862.
Mustered out on 26 September 1862 at Camp Chase, OH.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  6/15/2010
Company F
Chauncey T Ackley - Corporal   
Source: U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers 1866-1936 Record
Source: Roster of the Soldiers of State of Ohio


He served in the Civil War in the Union Army, Enlisted 20 Apr 1861 as a private, Company H 8th Ohio Infantry with an age at enlistment of 19. Discharged 22 Aug 1861. Also shown enlisting in 20 Jul 1863 as a Corpl at age 22, Company F 88th Ohio Infantry. Discharged 3 Jul 1865. Both discharges were for expiration of service.
Contact Name:  Jon Williams II
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Date Added:  3/19/2009
Company G
Samuel Lower - Private   
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Contact Name:  Neilia Dudley
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Date Added:  3/29/2010
Company G
Peter Mummey - Corporal   
Peter was a 23 year-old farmer when he enlisted in the 88th Ohio Volunteer Infantry on 23 Jun 1863, joining his two brothers in the unit. He was promoted to corporal on 8 Oct 1864, and discharged 3 Jul 1865. He thereafter moved to Indiana, living in German township, Marshall County, Indiana in 1880, and in South Bend, Indiana in 1899, 1901, and 1906.
He died in South Bend, IN and is buried in Mishawaka.
Contact Name:  Richard Cole
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Date Added:  8/11/2005
Company I
George Robert Timson - Sergeant   
Enlisted Company I 88th OVI 30 July 1863. Mustered out as Sgt. on 3 July 1865 at Camp Chase Ohio.
Contact Name:  Jerry Timson
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Date Added:  9/25/2009
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