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196th Ohio Infantry      
Company A
Nathan Johnston McGrew - Corporal   
Enlisted as a Corporal on 20 February 1865 at the age of 18
Enlisted in Company A, 194th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 12 March 1865.
Mustered out Company A, 194th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 24 October 1865 in Washington, DC.
Contact Name:  Fred Rose
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Date Added:  1/17/2009
Company C
Robert McKitrick - Private   
Robert enlisted March 9, 1865 at the age of 24. Mustered out with company September 11, 1865 from Camp Chase (west of Columbus, OH)
Contact Name:  Bill O'Grady
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Date Added:  11/21/2010
Company C
Charles Wasser - Private   
While researching my family's Kentucky origins, I discovered that one served in the Ohio 196th Infantry. He was recorded in the 1890 census for Campbell County Ky, and lived in Newport.

Does anyone know if unit photographs are available or more detailed information about this unit's civil war service?
Contact Name:  Chas Wasser
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Date Added:  7/30/2009
Company E
George W. Blake - Private   
George was born in Plymouth, England in 1830 and came to Canada in 1840 then to the US in 1850.
He was Proud of serving for Co. E. of the 196th O.V.I. His casket was drapped with the American Flag of which he loved and served so loyally..
He was a Charter member and founding participant of I.O.O.F. Lodge #270 of the Odd Fellow Lodge in Hopkins, Michigan. This Lodge was organized on 19 Feb, 1876

196th Regiment, Ohio Infantry
Organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, and mustered in March 25, 1865. Left State for Winchester, Va., March 26. Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Provisional Division, Army of the Shenandoah. Duty at Winchester till July.Moved to Baltimore, Md., and garrison duty there and at Fort Delawaretill September. Mustered out September 11, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 25 Enlisted men by disease.
George W. Blake was Ranked in as a Pvt and and Ranked out as a Pvt

George Died in 1913
Contact Name:  Joseph Klatka
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Contact Homepage:  http://www.cloudless.com/196.html
Date Added:  2/19/2012
Company F
Issac Joy - Private   
Issac enlisted on March 7, 1865 at the age of 22. Reduced from corporal on August 21, 1865. Mustered out with company on September 11, 1865 from Camp Chase (west of Columbus, OH)
Contact Name:  Bill O'Grady
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Date Added:  11/21/2010
Company G
Isaac Shaner - Private   
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Contact Name:  Steven Charles
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Contact Homepage:  http://www.suvcwmi.org/camps/camp266.php
Date Added:  7/15/2008
Company G
thomas e thompson - Private   
thomas thompson enlisted originally with the 187th ohio on feb 27th 1865, but transferred to the 196th one month later.
he didn''t see any action, but, endured the tedium of camp life while stationed in winchester, virginia. he did duty as company cook and finally came down with chronic diarhea while at winchester, and was hospitalized, but, managed to avoid being discharged and mustered out with the rest of his regiment in baltimore, md. on sept 11th 1865. thomas never recovered from the chronoc diarhea, it plaqued him the rest of his life untill his death on may 11th 1880 in brownsville, nebraska.
Contact Name:  richard t
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Date Added:  11/30/2004
Company H
Franz Scherrer - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Joyce Cummings
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Date Added:  3/27/2010
Company H
Michael Scherrer - Private   
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Contact Name:  Joyce Cummings
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Date Added:  3/27/2010
Company I
John Eichhorn - Corporal   
John was a butcher in the service. He mustered out and returned to Butler County, OH after the war. Around 1897 he started residing in a series of Military homes, first in Marion Indiana, then Milwaukee and finally in Johnson City, Tenn where he died in 1914.
Contact Name:  Ed Malesky
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Date Added:  9/24/2006
Company K
Andrew Coy - Private   
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Contact Name:  Cindy Weagraff
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Date Added:  6/10/2006
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