A Roster of the

6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

Contributed by Betty Leonard
Click here to read the history of the 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Click on the following to go the roster of the company:
Regimental Staff and Band
Company A (Toledo)  ||| Company B (Sandusky) ||| Company C (Toledo)  ||| Company D (Fostoria)
Company E (Bryan)  ||| Company F (Napoleon)  ||| Company G (Wauseon) ||| Company H (Toledo)
Company I (Clyde)  ||| Company K (Fremont) ||| Company L (Toledo) ||| Company M (Defiance)

A Reunion of the 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in Bryan, Ohio in 1931. In the first row, fifth from the right is William Milford Prosser, musician of Company M.
General:

Below is a roster of the 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.



Roster of the Regimental Staff and Regimental Band of the 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry:

Officers:

Colonel William V. McMaken, Toledo
Lieut. Col. William O. Bulger, Fostoria
Major Sanford B. Stanbery, Toledo
Major George P. Barker, Sandusky
Major William E. Gillett, Clyde
Adjutant William Harley Porter, Toledo
Surgeon Park L. Myers, Fostoria
Ass’t Surgeon John D. Howe, Toledo
Quartermaster Eugene E. Newman, Bryan
Chaplain Thomas J. Harbaugh, Kalida

Non-Commissioned Officer Staff and Band:

Regt. Sergeant Major Ralph W. Stewart
Regt. QM Sergeant Orrie W. Sanborn
Hosp. Steward William H. Kiger
Hosp. Steward David A. Lynch
Hosp. Steward Val. E. Dombaugh
Chief Musician Orra L. Brailey
Prin. Musician Lisle Scott
Prin. Musician Fred W. Wachter
Sergeant Phillip E. Burgess

Privates:

Bennett, David H.
Boyd, Otto B.
Bucklew, Andrew J.
Childs, Clarence C.
Elder, Clark T.
Evans, Robert J.
Fisher, John P.
Groch, Robert A.
Heider, Edward H.
Klein, John
Miller, George E.
Munal, Charles E.
Pool, Roy S.
Sangston, William W.
Saucke, John
Walker, Cloyce
Walker, Harvey S.
Wyatt, Oscar W.
Zahrly, Fred
Zeigler, Charles H.

Discharges:

Major Arthur L. Osborn, surgeon
Captain Edward W. Rydman, q.m. to accept commission as Capt, Co I.
1st Lieut. Fred L. Albritton, Asst. surgeon
1st Lieut. Daniel C. Draper, batt. adj.
2nd Lieut. James E. Melville Milne, batt. adj.
Regimental Sergeant Major Frederick M. Bamgardner, promoted to batt. adj.
Regimental QM Sergeant Arch L. Meigs
Battalion Sergeant Major Clifford M. King
Battalion Sergeant Major William H. Duffy promoted to 2nd Lieut. Co H
Battalion Sergeant Major Arthur D. Hill, promoted to 2nd Lieut., Co C
Private William S. Cline

Transfers:

Principal Musician Orra L. Brailey to Co. L
Hospital Steward Edward J. Speice to h.c.

Died:

2nd Lieut. Frederick M. Baumgardner, batt. adj.



The Roster of 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company A (Toledo, Ohio)

Officers:

Captain Jacob M. Weier
1st. Lieut. Frederick H. Zurfluh
2nd Lieut. Edwin M. Barnum, 12 May 1898 to 21 Feb 1899
2nd Lieut. John C. Unger, 10 Mar 1899 to muster out

Sergeants:

[1st] Frank Gibb.
QM Edgar M. Curtis
Dettinger, Andrew Jr.
Strobel, Gottlieb
Taraschke, August
Wasmund, William

Corporals:

Beebe, Otto E.
Beier, Albert
Burwick, John C.
Casseday, Albert J. Jr.
Gibson, Harry B.
Gregory, Arthur T.
Hill, Roy H.
Kappus, Gustavus W.
Kelley, John J.
Lardinais, Charles J.
Lautzenheiser, Jay H.
Pugh, Martin H.

Artificer: Felix J. Bauerfeld.
Cook: John M. Julius
Musician: H. C. Wandtke
Musician: James A. Caldwell

Privates:

Bade, Louis M.
Bartels, Christian A.
Black, Max
Blanchard, William P.
Bleher, John A.
Borckardt, Carl J.
Brown, Clarence E.
Crossman, Benjamin F.
D’Angelo, Romie
Daniels, George S.
Davis, W. W.
Douglass, Clark E.
Dufield, Fred
Feak, Charles J.
Gildemeister, Emil
Goachee, Benjamin F.
Hall, William A.
Hickey, Bran. DeWitte
Hightborn, Henry
Hintz, John
Holtz, Hugo John
Keim, Hugo F.
Kemritz, Paul H.
Kolling, Frederick
Kubitz, Albert W.
Lambert, Reinhart E.
Laufrau, Charles
McIntire, Byron
Meissner, Hugo F. W.
Meminger, Hugo
Meyers, Fred
Miley, Frank
Nedry, Claud
Neidhardt, Ernest E.
Nicholas, Frank L.
Perry, Truman L.
Peters, Frank H.
Peters, Robert
Phipps, Mack McKinley
Reilly, James
Robideau, Homer
Robideau, Walter J.
Schmidt, Willy
Schnell, Charles
Schofield, Thomas
Seymour, William J.
Shepler, Charles W.
Short, Henry F.
Smith, Joseph
Stickles, Peter S.
Summerling, Charles
Thompson, George Otis
Van Gieson, Charles
Van Pelt, Jacob
Watson, Albert
Weaver, Edward P.
Wedge, Clinton
Werner, Samuel
Wilson, William Albert
Woggon, Earnest H. G.
Woodworth, Alva E.

Discharges:

2nd Lieut. Edwin M. Barnum
Private Lucius E. Thompson
Private Frank F. Burtless
Private Stacey A. Standley
Private Pearl E. Goff
Private Clarence C . Singleton
Private Lloyd O. Whitcomb
Private Cashius C. Woodruff
Private Mark W. Whitney
1st Sergeant MacPherson Phillips,
Sergeant Gustav J. Houser
Sergeant William L. Main
Sergeant John C. Unger
Corporal Frank E. Rowe
Corporal Frank E. Motter
Corporal Walter C. Weier
Corporal Otto L. West
Corporal Patrick Hanahan
Wagoner Charles C. Caldwell

Transfers:

Private Burt G. Chollett to h.c.
Private Frank W. Johnson to h.c.
Private Wiley DeBarr Hickey to h.c.
Musician John Saucke to band

Died:

Private Frank J. Droessler

Deserted:

Private Fred Muchler
Private Harry C. Lawson



The Roster of 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company B (Sandusky, Ohio)

Officers:

Captain Charles E. Stroud
1st. Lieut.  Rolla D. Chase
2nd Lieut. Frank A. Vincent

Sergeants:

(1st) William C. Gaw
QM H. H. Henry
Huntington, Warner D.
Lea, James D.
Philby, Alfred W.
Wurm, John C.

Corporals:

Buyer, Robert G.
Donovan, William F.
Halladay, Fred T.
MacAaron, Walter S.
McMorris, Charles
Miller, John M.
Nolan, John E.
Rhonehouse, George L.
Rogers, Roy T.
Smith, Charles T.
Thom, William
Upp, Edwin L.

Artificer: William Blatt
Cook: George S. Schiller
Musician: R. L. Weber
Wagoner: Fred Lang

Privates:

Baker, George
Bauer, William
Bermingham, John
Bromm, Julius
Brown, Charles G.
Brown, Conrad
Carpenter, Jesse
Chamberlain, Horace D.
Cogswell, Fred R.
Dick, Carl A.
Dickinson, Albert O.
Eberle, Christian F.
Egger, Fedal
Englert, Joseph
Ernest, Albert H.
Frederick, Charles H.
Gilbert, William H.
Gossman, William
Gossmann, Burt
Grathwool, William F.
Gray, Irvin
Haase, Diedrich
Hacker, August C.
Hagaman, Thomas E.
Haines, John W.
Hartwell, Othniel Carl
Hasenmeier, Charles
Henry, Leroy
Holland, Harry A.
Hubbard, Alex M.
Irvine, Justin F.
Kelley, Mark F.
Kessler, John
Kramer, William
Langenberger, Fred J.
Linder, Edward
Lunceford, George
McKenna, James E.
Mehling, George
Meyer, Joseph A.
Miller, Julius
Morrey, Harry R.
Peckham, Charles M.
Philby, Fred J. Jr.
Porter, Charles V.
Price, Fernando R.
Schnorr, John A.
Schrimpf, John
Schultz, August C.
Sedgwick, Harry
Seip, Henry P.
Sheppard, John
Sinderwald, Albert F.
Sinderwald, John
Smith, Floyd A.
Stawetzki, Rudolph W.
Steinle, Joseph
Tompkins, Homer L.
Upp, William C.
Wagner, Albert E.
Waterman, John J. Jr.
Wendschuh, Herman L.
Wiesner, Frank
Wilson, Charles H.
Wirth, Fred J.
Woolson, Theron S.
Yocum, William C.
Zurhorst, William K.

Discharges:

1st Sergeant Benjamin C. Rude to accept com. as 2nd Lieut., Co G.
Corporal Paul R. Spencer
Corporal Edward G. Weber
Private John A. Bamberl
Private Jesse Ray
Private Guy W. Atwood
Private Andrew F. Biemiller
Private Rufus DeWitt
Private George m. Federkiel
Private George W. Hull
Private Sylvester A. Mitchell
Private George R. Walter

Transfers:

Musician Robert A. Groch to band
Private William S. Cline to band
Private Frank J. Koegle to h.c.
Private Fred Schneerer to h.c.
Private Clarence F. Ward to h.c.
Private Harry S. Shepler to s.c.



The Roster of 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company C (Toledo, Ohio)

Officers:

Captain John A. Gekle
1st. Lieut. Edward R. Smiley
2nd Lieut. William T. Tietz, 12 May to 1 Dec 1898
2nd Lieut. Arthur D. Hill, 16 Jan 1899 to m.o.

Sergeants:

(1st) Alex D. Campbell
QM William H. Meinka
Beese, Fred
Henzler, William H.
Hinkelman, Charles F.
Livers, Frank

Corporals:

Abshire, Millard H.
Beckmann, John C.
Crosby, Owen
Doan, Charles E.
Earley, Edward J.
Krueger, Herman F.
Larrow, Albert
Larrow, Henry I.
Mason, Fred M.
Nagle, James E.
Schroeder, Frank H.
Wagner, Fred A.

Artificer: Fred D. Halford
Cook: Emil Hitke
Musician: C. D. Jackson
Musician: John S. Krebser
WagonerL: Philip Hagner

Privates:

Achinger, George J.
Baker, Henry
Balbach, Henry
Baldwin, Claude
Baron, Roger E.
Beehler, Albert
Bergk, William D.
Bonkoski, Kaiser
Brand, Charles
Buchert, Joseph C.
Bury, Charles A.
Christman, Rolla H.
Clarke, Franklin E.
Copeland, Willie F.
Dressell, Albert F.
Ehinger, Charles B.
Foster, Frederick W.
Fox, Benjamin J.
Gauthier, William M.
Gerick, Frank
Haas, William E.
Hankforth, Gust
Hartung, Charles
Hauk, Melvin M.
Hero, Christ
Hollis, Fred M.
Hone, Harvey M.
Huppert, Daniel C.
Johnston, William A.
Kane, John J.
Kenson, William A.
Keyes, John F.
Kilborey, Stanley W.
Kinney, James B.
Koepplinger, John C.
Kofflin, George W.
Luce, Elmer J.
Mamerow, William J.
Marsh, Jacob M.
Messmer, Charles
Mierka, Amele
Miller, George H.
Moffat, Dana D.
Mulherin, William F.
Mullen, John
Odell, Roy T.
Porter, Harley D.
Reiter, Casimehr
Rochviak, Theodore
Rogers, Edwin H.
Rohrs, Fred C.
Ruehlin, Henry A.
Saco, William
Samson, Henry C.
Schmeltz, William
Schnakenberg, John
Shannon, John J.
Shriver, Horace G.
Snell, Robert L.
Stahl, Cornelius N.
Steinmetz, Frank
Stevens, Carl A.
Swanders, Harry E.
Sweeney, Joseph W.
Walter, George F.
Weckle, Henry O.
Wernert, Gregory H. A.
Wittman, William G.
Zimmerman, Theodore A.

Discharges:

2nd Lieut. William T. Tietz
Private Thomas J. McKinney
Private Rolland J. Eldred
Private Perry O’Meara
Private Clarence M. Babcock
Private Joseph C. Carpenter

Transfers:

Private Daniel C. Moor to h.c.
Private Arthur D. Newman to h.c.
Private George J. Monk, to h.c.
Corporal Cornelius Callahan to s.c.
Corporal Jacob T. Lehnertz to s.c.

Deaths:

Corporal Edward J. Wernert
Private Herman Wandtke

Deserters:

Private Lewis L. Cooke
Private Frank J. Coska
Private Adam Vogt
Private Thomas R. Enbody



The Roster of 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company D (Fostoria, Ohio)

Officers:

Captain Franklin P. Culp
1st. Lieut. Howard F. Noble
2nd Lieut. George W. Cunningham, 12 May to 29 Oct 1898
2nd Lieut. Arthur D. Hill, 8 Nov 1898 to 16 Jan 1899
2nd Lieut. Alvin I. Robinson, 16 Jan 1899 to m.o.

Sergeants:

(1st) James B McMeen
QM R. Lee Smith
Briner, Louis A.
Hollopter, Clayton E.
Nichols, Roldon O.
Vosburg, Frederick A.

Corporals:

Bachar, Opha
Ball, William C.
Both, Charles W.
Bowe, John A.
Fletcher, Arthur J.
Gleason, Jacob
Hazen, Nevi E.
Lea, Thomas M.
Ransbottom, Charles W.
Smith, Carl
Stewart, Victor W.
Woolf, Cyrus A.

Artificer: A. W. Tallman
Cook: Otto B. Weber
Musician:  H. T. Blosser
Musician: W. H. Lancaster
Wagoner: Walter Yochum

Privates:

Adams, George E.
Alley, Earl M.
Alley, John L.
Alley, Lafer J.
Bair, Wellington J.
Bly, Louis G.
Burkel, John A.
Class, Louis J.
Connelly, John F.
Cook, William E.
Corl, Curtis
Crall, Jacob C.
Cupps, Thomas A.
Davis, Traul W.
Doe, Cecil G.
Ducat, Alex
Duffy, Thomas E.
Dutcher, Frank
Engstrom, Earle
Ernest, Ralph C.
Foster, Charles W.
Fraver, Alfred
Fullerton, Fred N.
Gollmer, Joseph K.
Grubb, Frank R.
Hagemeyer, Charles H.
Hammond, Oliver F.
Haughey, Edward E.
Heacox, Roscoe D.
Hooper, Arthur G.
Huth, Jerome A.
Jones, Louis
Jones, Thomas L.
Kisling, Jacob
Lorah, Charles
McClead, Alfred
McCormick, James O.
Miller, Robert G.
Newcomb, Clark N.
Norton, Joseph T.
Overmeyer, Oliver L.
Poorman, John
Riedel, Elmer L.
Riedel, William L.
Schlatter, Daniel D.
Shaffer, Joseph W.
Shoemaker, Mervil M.
Short, Lloyd L.
Shumaker, Charles C.
Singer, Benjamin
Smith, Aaron
Smith, Rollie W.
Stamm, Ernest
Steingraber, Gust
Wickerd, Otis D.
Williams, Linnies A. [Lineas is proper spelling, based on family info.; Lineas and William were brothers]
Williams, William V.
Wilson, Orlo C.
Wymer, Raymond C.
Yates, Dwight R.
Yates, Lee T.
Zuern, Frank J.

Discharges:

QM Sergeant Everett E. Garner
Sergeant Frank J. Troutman
Sergeant William D. Andes
Corporal Ray M. Lance
Corporal John F. Culbertson
Corporal Albert M. Culp
Corporal William C. Krouse
Corporal Thomas L. Dodge
Corporal William M. Lee
Corporal Warren H. Sinclair
Private Frank E. Green
Private Minar M. Singer
Private Lewis Wolf
Private Louis A. Dubell
Private Ferdinand P. Campbell

Transfers:

2nd Lieut. George W. Cunningham promoted to 1st Lieut. Co G, 6th OVI
2nd Lieut. Arthur D Hill to Co C, 6th OVI
Private Charles G. Cunningham to h.c.
Private Edward A. Bricke to h.c.
Private Henry Waggoner to h.c.
Wagoner Eugene J. Lancaster to h.c.
Private Otto F. Boyd to band
Private Roy S. Pool to band

Deaths:

Private Will W. Dale
Private Rawson J. Kistner



The Roster of 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company E (Bryan, Ohio)

Officers:

Captain Charles L. Langel
1st. Lieut. Samuel Diehl, 25 Apr to 20 Oct 1898
1st Lieut. James W. Frankfather, 29 Oct 1898 to m.o.
2nd Lieut. Sebring C. Fisk

Sergeants:

(1st) Louis C. Fether
QM William H. Davis
Connin, Wilson
Gabriel, Henry
Hummel, William S.
Maxis, Charles P.

Corporals:

Amsbaugh, Charles R.
Ensign, Loren E.
Grass, Joseph C. F.
Jones, Harry B.
Kennedy, Albert R.
Kosier, William T.
Newman, James S.
Saddoris, John E.
Stoner, William
Storer, Frank
Warner, Daniel E.

Artificer: William Reynolds
Cook:  Herb Betts
Musician: A. D. Farber
Musician: Ed. A. Reasoner
Wagoner: Mark Leidigh

Privates:

Ames, Bert W.
Bailey. Charles A.
Bancroft, Charles E.
Bancroft, William E.
Bayes, Reason
Beerbower, Thomas H.
Bonnell, Reuben A.
Bonnell, Wilber
Boothman , Earl C.
Boothman, Dale
Brown, Frank W.
Burgoyne, Boyd W.
Chapius, Frank
Clinger, Samuel M.
Cunningham, Vernon
Doolittle, Orin J.
Easterly, Charles R.
Engel, John E.
Fadely, Walter A.
Fay, Irvin D.
Fox, Charles F.
Gabriel, Charles
Goller, Charles R.
Graber, Lemuel
Haley, Daniel C.
Harris, Philemon A.
Hart, John E.
Hickman, Bert C.
Hollington, Arthur J.
Hollis, John A.
Hood, Frederic
Kelley, William A.
Kelly, Jacob P.
Ketrow, Bert
Kurtz, Harmon J.
La Bounty, Sanford N.
Laeiss, Fred W.
Lambert, Charles T.
Mason, John C.
Meech, Bennett O.
Miller, Otis
Moore, Edward M.
Neikirk, Earl D.
Neil, Norman E.
Pope, Albert O.
Robison, Robert T.
Rodigkiet, Theodore A.
Saddoris, James L.
Schmidt, John
Shaffer, Claud R.
Shaffer, John H.
Shankster, George H.
Spangler, Arthur G.
Spangler, Omar L.
Stevens, John E.
Stoner, Ernest B.
Stuller, Simeon
Taylor, Elvin E.
Thomas, Floyd S.
Tressler, Austin J.
Warren, Garfield O.
Whitney, Charles
Young, Chancy

Discharges:

1st Lieut. Samuel Diehl
Sergeant Francis M. Wetmore
Sergeant Charles P. Newman
Corporal Charles T. Boucher
Private William J. Riley
Private Fred I. Motherspaugh
Private William Mallory
Private Moris Martinson

Transfers:

Private Phelix M. Smith to band
Private Earl C. Carroll to band
Private Clar T. Elder to band
Private Fred E. Frehse to s.c.
Private Austin J. Smith to s.c.
Sergeant Ross E. Parker to s.c.
Corporal Joseph W. Russell to s.c.
Private Oscar W. Wyatt to band
Private John P. Fisher to band
Private Andrew J. Bucklew to band
Private Elmer E. Yates to Co H, 6th OVI.

Deaths:

Private Henry Waldner
Private Richard T. Bollus
Private Charles K. Shoemaker
Private Charles W. Sellinger



The Roster of 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company F (Napoleon, Ohio)

Officers:

Captain Joseph A. Musser
1st. Lieut. Charles W. Jackson
2nd Lieut. James W. Frankfather, 12 May to 29 Oct 1898
2nd Lieut. Homer W. Loomis, 9 Nov 1898 to m.o.

Sergeants:

(1st) William E. Crockett
QM Charles M. McGill
Hartman, Wilbur B.
Riggs, Frederick W.
Vocke, Joseph B. Jr.
Webb, Ross J.

Corporals:

Balsinger, Milton H.
Benskin, Sherman
Brownell, Frank E.
Gardner, Cecil L.
Goldenstar, Frank A.
Gunn, George H.
Hilgendorf, Edward D.
Kanney, William C.
Meekison, Malcolm V.
Rieger, Joseph M.
Thompson, John E.
Wyandt, Wallace B.

Artificer: Warren Kirk
Cook: George T. Hiser
Musician: Charles B. Emery
Musician: John E. Tietjens
Wagoner: C. E. Palmer

Privates:

Arledge, Charles A.
Babcock, Charles H.
Babcock, Jesse L.
Babcock, Okey E.
Baldwin, Albert J.
Barbee, William
Bauman, Caleb
Bowers, Jacob Y.
Brown, James M.
Brubaker, Charles E.
Callendine, Charles
Cameron, William S.
Carpenter, Emeny L.
Carroll, Alonzo
Carroll, Jacob
Daust,, Edward M.
Eley, Frank A.
Fenstermacher, Jacob S.
Gleason, Clarence E.
Guthier, John M. Jr.
Hagerty, James H.
Haly, Adam A.
Hill, Alva J.
Johnson, Eugene E.
Kappler, Joseph W.
King, Charles F.
King, John
Krampe, Frederick R.
Lazenby, Grant
Long, Lewis E.
Martin, Nathan C.
McGill, Welton A.
Middleton, Preston B.
Minche, George H.
Mueller, Jacob
Ostrander, Claud H.
Palmer, Harry H.
Puder, Henry
Rasey, George A.
Redman, Murell R.
Reel, Charles
Reinbolt, Clay A.
Rhynard, Samuel E.
Ritter, Algie
Robinson, Cassius M. C.
Shasteen, William
Shook, Lea M.
Stegall, Orlo
Swin, Rollie T.
Swinehart, Harlo
Switzer, Asa
Teeple, Berton
Teeple, Charles
Tripp, Norman P.
Tuttle, Harry T.
Urban, Paul O.
Vandenbroek, Anthony A.
Vandenbroek, Raymond T.
Vanpelt, George W.
Viers, J. Dorr
Vollrath, Alert R.
Wadams, George W.
Watson, David G.
Weaver, Charles R.
Wells, Perry E.
Wright, Ralph
Wuestenfelt, Charles
Zenz, John

Discharges:

1st Sergeant Austin S. Walcott
Corporal Charles A. Cameron
Corporal Herbert L. Evans
Private Orville H. Baker
Private Calvin H. Stout
Private Charles R. Trumble
Private Albert G. Carter
Private Joshua L. Walcott
Private Wallace D. Moor
QM Sergeant Frost F. Fisk
Wagoner Nelson A. Van Ness

Transfers:

2nd Lieut. James W. Frankfather promoted 1st Lieut. and transferred to Co E.
Private Armitage J. Green to h.c.
Private Archie J. Holmes to h.c.
Private Harley W. Hughes to h.c.
Musician Cloyce Walker to band

Deaths:

Corporal William S. Edwards

Deserted:

Corporal Leo A. Snyder



The Roster of 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company G (Wauseon, Ohio)

Officers:

Captain John A. Weir
1st. Lieut. Frank Outcalt, 12 May to 10 Aug 1898
1st Lieut. Melvin W. McConkey, resigned 21 Oct 1898
1st Lieut. George W. Cunningham, 1 Nov 1898 to m.o.
2nd Lieut. Melvin W. McConkey, 12 May to 23 Aug 1898
2nd Lieut.  Benjamin C. Rude, 1 Sep 1898 to m.o.

Sergeants:

(1st) Christ A. Bayes
Hill, Charles R.
Humphrey, Arthur G.
Warner, Arthur E.
Williams, Harry E.
Williams, Leland S.

Corporals:

Calkins, Charles F.
Cornell, William E.
Funk, Albert L.
Gehring, George W.
Kenyon, Frank C.
Lee, Bertram E.
Pontious, Charles B.
Quiggle, Thomas M.
Reed, John J.
Ritzenthaler, Fred
Shaffer, Rollo B.
Whitaker, Hiley M.

Musician: Maynard J. Casler
Artificer:  S. S. Stutzman
Cook:  M. T. Graves
Musician:  C. W. Prentiss

Privates:

Aldrich, William
Barhite, Harry G.
Barnes, Harry A.
Barnes, James W.
Barrett, Harvey A.
Biddle, Charles E.
Bowers, Cris.
Bruning, Augustus
Carr, James M.
Clark, Sylvanus S.
Cornell, Fred V.
Cunningham, John B.
Doriot, Loren
Duncan, Perry
Dye, Dora
Enis, Robert L.
Gandy, Clyde M.
Gardner, Kenneth E.
Garrett, Willard E.
Gilbert, Earl B.
Grandy, Frank
Haley, Oren A.
Hallett, Clarence
Isbell, Edward E.
Kennedy, James E.
Krause, Albert C.
Lawrence, Walter
Lewinski, Gustave
Mikesell, George W.
Miller, Charles P.
Mitchell, Victor
Moyer, Foster
Nafziger, Jonas
Neville, John H.
Overmyer, Silas B.
Prine, Anthony E.
Reed, George D.
Roudy, William
Schmitz, Henry
Scott, Charles A.
Scott, David A.
Shaffer, James A.
Smith, Alva
Smith, Fred W.
Smith, Louis
Soles, Judson A.
Stites, Percy
Stratton, Cecil
Sweeny, John E.
Swihart, Joe
Thompson, Clyde M.
Tremain, Ross A.
Trumppower, Homer
Upp, Jossie
Wade, Jessie
Wibert, Charles A.
Wilson, George C.
Winchell, Frederick A.
Zeigler, Bert

Discharges:

1st Lieut. Frank Outcalt
1st Lieut. Melvin W. McConkey
Sergeant Allie J. Lamb
Sergeant Harmon A. Lee
Sergeant Frank Newman
Private Clarence Burnting
Private Oren Divert
Private Alva F. Gortner
Private Charles P. Johnson
Private Earnest Miley
Private Frank M. Planson
Private Harry Purdy
Private Theodore W. Swan
Private Jasper Struble
Private James I. Sherwood
Private James L. Verity
Private Albert E. Wallace
Wagoner John J. Bell

Transfers:

Private Oscar T. D. Brant to h.c.
Private Marion Bolles to h.c.
Private Fred L. Croninger to h.c.
Musician Charles C. Munal to band
Musician William W. Sangston to band
Private Harvey S. Walker to band
Corporal John Klein to band
Private Earl Zoll to s.c.

Deaths:

Private Frank C. Ritenhouse
Private Ellis Terry
Private Samuel Williams
Corporal Wellinton B. Whitehorn



The Roster of 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company H (Toledo, Ohio)

Officers:

Captain Lloyd W. Howard
1st. Lieut. Charles A. Morrison
2nd Lieut. Frank L. Matthews, 12 May to 26 Sep 1898
2nd Lieut. William H. Duffy, 15 Oct 1898 to m.o.

Sergeants:

(1st) Robert L. Hinds
QM James N. Robbins
Blankley, Andrew J.
Christ, Frank A.
Stratton, William W.

Corporals:

Abraham, Harry
Christ, George A.
Colley, William S.
Conrad, Ross E.
Decker, Harvey C.
Kirtland, Leonard W.
Myers, William S.
Skinner, Newton E.
Terbille, Frank M.
Wilkinson, Charles P.
Woodmancy, William A.
Yates, Elmer E.

Artificer: Martin T. Graham
Cook:  H. G. Vernier
Musician: James E. Squires
Wagoner: L. M. Rossman

Privates:

Ammon, Henry w.
Anderson, Philip M.
Austin, Harry R.
Ballard, William C.
Bessler, George L.
Bollini, Jacob
Brown, Dennis J.
Carraher, Francis J.
Coyle, Thomas
Creighton, William F.
Croke, William E.
Dawson, Joseph V.
Decker, Park W.
Downer, Charles A.
Downey, Thomas R.
Dutcher, Frederick W.
Eding, Gerrard J.
Gomoll, Charles F.
Gundy, Lester A.
Harpst, John W.
Heim, Dean D.
Herrmann, Gustav
Hill, Ray C.
Holliger, Harry
Holliger, John
Hook, Alvin S.
Hubbell, Lyman J.
Ingersoll, George W.
Jordan, Lee H.
Kellogg, Howard D.
Knapp, Bert S.
Kummero, Ernest C.
LaFountain, Fred S.
Lindhorst, Conrad
Luce, Charles B.
Luckow, John Jr.
McGee, Lewis
McKenna, William E.
Merce, Louis T.
Meyer, Christopher E.
Momeny, George H.
Nicewarner, James C.
Oliver, Frank E.
Pew, John N.
Pinkerton, James O.
Price, CoVerne
Reynolds, Sherman G.
Roberts, Ellis W.
Salter, Julius C.
Scheuerman, Walter G.
Schmitz, Clarence
Schultz, Edward J.
Schultz, Ernest R.
Speckhardt, Edward
Sweeney, James
Taylor, Herbert G.
Terry, Sewall
Vining, Croney
Waldvogel, Robert
Watson, Harry L.
Wavreck, Peter E.
Weckerlin, Martin S.
Wiechard, Jerome E.
Wilson, Charles E.

Discharges:

1st Sergeant William E. Lyons promoted to 2nd Lieut. Co I
Corporal Frank J.  Brillman
Corporal Fred F. Stock
Corporal Ira H. Squires
Private Clark H. Englehart
Private Emmet B. Foulk
Private Frank A. Ebie
Private John S. Beat
Private George W. Evans
Private James O. Hacket
Private Charles M. Smith

Transfers:

2nd Lieut. Frank L. Matthews to 1st Lieut. Co K, 6th OVI
QM Sergeant Orrie W. Sanborn to non-com. staff
Sergeant William H. Duffy to non-com. staff
Sergeant Philip E. Burgess to band
Private John J. Conmay to h.c.
Private Mark Knabenshue to h.c.
Private Carl C. Knights to h.c.
Private John H. Spaulding to h.c.
Private George E. Miller to band
Private Fred Zahrly to band
Private Robert J. Evans to band
Musician Charles H. Ziegler to band

Deaths:

Private John H. Smith
Private William S. Englehart
Private Homer F. Brower
Sergeant Michael S. Espen

Deserted:

Private Charles F. Link, Jr.



The Roster of 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company I (Clyde, Ohio)

Officers:

Captain William E. Gillett, 12 May to 16 May 1898
Captain Edward W. Rydman, 16 May 1898 to m.o.
1st. Lieut. Jesse A. Douglas
2nd Lieut. Edward Welsh, 12 May to 1 Sep 1898
2nd Lieut. William E. Lyons, 1 Sep 1898 to m.o.

Sergeants:

(1st) Charles Raymond
QM G. F. Gettins
Becker, Louis
Harris, Ura G.
Lowell, Scott L.
Robinson, Mack

Corporals:

Anderson, Sherwood B.
Covell, William H.
Engler, William B.
Gettins, Fred K.
Holtz, William A.
Lemmon, Charles M.
Mann, Robert
May, James H.
Needham, William H.
Selvey, Manley C.
Sergeant, Harry D.
Sergeant, William A.

Artificer: Frank Berrigan
Cook: George W. Carter
Musician: Caddie E. Ford
Musician: Charles F. Sheats
Wagoner: Charles H. Rife

Privates:

Aldrich, Clair D.
Aldrich, Eugene M.
Bankey, Henry C.
Bennett, Warner
Bishop, Fred
Brady, Dennis
Brady, John
Brown, Eugene E.
Burkhart, Jacob
Buzzell, Arthur R.
Chapman, Clarence
Clapp, Fred S.
Conley, Harry E.
Conley, John A.
Cooper, Howard J.
Crockett, Elijah B.
Daly, James H.
Dennis, Charles L.
Duennisch, Fred
Eisenhard, John W.
Gallagher, Ernest J.
Geiger, Edward J.
Gray, George N.
Guilliat, Thomas W.
Hackenburg, John N.
Haff, Merrit C.
Hawk, Chancy
Houser, Orra L.
Lindsay, Jesse
Mann, Edward
McCleary, Charles M.
McHugh, Francis X.
Moore, Albert G.
Myrice, Bruce
Peightel, John W.
Ream, Wells D.
Robinson, Howard H.
Sarns, Fred
Scanlan, Jerry M.
Scanlan, John
Schowchwo, Charles A.
Schwab, Joseph P.
Scott, Ernest W.
Scott, William E.
Shrader, George J.
Smetzer, Charles L.
Smith, Bert R.
Smith, Robert S.
Sowell, Norris W.
Stark, Horace
Stieff, Cloyd A.
Stieff, George G.
Strong, Frederick G.
Vickers, Bert
Wadams, Orville G.
Welliver, John B .
Wertelewski, Fred J.
Westbrook, Frank J.
White, William L.
Wickerham, Adam M.
Wilcox, Isaac N.
Wright, Frank E.

Discharges:

Captain William E. Gillet promoted Major
2nd Lieut. Edward Welsh promoted 1st Lieut. Co M, 6th OVI
1st Sergeant Alvin I Robinson promoted 2nd Lieut. Co D, 6th OVI
Sergeant LeRoy Lemmon
Sergeant William Sellinger
Sergeant Marck A Dennis
Wagoner Joel B. Elliott
Private Reuben W. Hess Jr.
Private Walter F. Jessop
Private George W. Lemmon
Private Mack Lemmon
Private Albert F. Lee
Private Frank L. Meek
Private Scott W. Trump
Private Fred E. Weeks
Private Burton J. Wilson

Transfers:

Private Llewellyn E. Champion to h.c.
Private Fred E. Lony to h.c.
Musician Harkness J. Miller to h.c.
Private David H. Bennett to band
Private Harry F. Ashley to s.c.
Private Richard N. Holding to s.c.

Deaths:

Private Frank W. Craig
Private John A. Ward



The Roster of 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company K (Fremont, Ohio)

Officers:

Captain Lewis E. Fouke, 12 May to 29 Aug 1898
Captain Myron C. Cox, 9 Sep 1898 to m.o.
1st. Lieut. Myron C. Cox, 12 May to 9 Sep 1898
1st Lieut. Frank L. Matthews, 26 Sep 1898 to m.o.
2nd Lieut. Clarence E. Myers

Sergeants:

(1st) Roscoe A. Fry
QM Ste’n Buckland
Proctor, William E. Jr.
Rice, J. Wilson
Stine, Frank C.
Stine, Wallace R.

Corporals:

Emerson, Guy H.
Foley, Patrick M.
Hazel, Harry R.
Houser, Byron C.
Lutz, Charles F.
Michaels, Burton E.
Morgan, Harry J.
Myers, Charles B.
Park, James W.
Proctor, Shirley A.
Strauss, Louis
Wickert, Guy G.

Artificer: Harry F. Fisher
Cook: John Walsh
Wagoner: Ralph R. Wickert

Privates:

Anderson, William
Andrews, Edward V.
Andrews, Peter A.
Beck, Louis F.
Bellinger, Charles H.
Binkley, Clarence G.
Boop, Irvin T.
Bowman, Elmer E.
Boyer, Alton A.
Burket, William F.
Campbell, Alba M.
Cloud, Wesley J.
Cook, Charles A.
Cook, George H.
Cooley, William F.
Corey, Rutherford B. H.
Crane, Daniel
Dickinson, James A.
Dollison, Garfield H.
Dreyer, John C.
Feightner, William L.
Ferrenberg, Bert H.
Ferrenberg, Wesley
Florkowski, John
Forgerson, Willard
Gilmore, Rutherford H.
Gleason, Charles M.
Grob, George H.
Hague, Irvin F.
Halter, David F.
Hanawalt, Arthur
Hayman, Guy C.
Heltzel, John H.
Herriff, Frank E.
Herrington, Consider A.
Hoffman, Harry
House, Truman A.
Jackman, Samuel
Levy, Albert A.
Long, Howard H. Jr.
Mish, David M.
Munch, Alfonso G.
Myers, Henry C.
Myers, James E.
Newman, Frank
Nickel, Ed
Nickel, Leonard W.
Over, Clarence
Overmyer, George H.
Parrish, William C.
Patterson, Fred R.
Ramsauer, Charles R.
Ramsauer, William F.
Reamer, William A.
Rearick, J. Arthur
Reineck, Al. A.
Renschler, William L.
Rhodes, Edgar A.
Rich, Ervin L.
Richards, William C.
Smith, Homer
Snyder, Hugh A.
Strohl, Myrle D.
Swank, Charles C.
Tuckerman, James W.

Discharges:

Captain Louis E. Fouke
Sergeant John W. Fouke
Corporal George H. Welker
Artificer George Ehmann
Private Rolla J. Campbell
Private William F. Veith
Private William A. Garn
Private John B. Forgerson
Private Ralph Campbell
Private Edward T. Everett
Private Edgerton C. Garvin
Private Louis A. Gobel
Private Bert M. Mills
Private Judson G. Russell
Private Guy D. Terry
Private Horace B. Warring
Private Charles Zimmerman.

Transfers:

Sergeant Ralph W. Stewart to non-com staff, 6th OVI
Private Fred L. Albriton to h.c.
Private Fred Bower to h.c.
Private Arthur E. Faust to h.c.
Musician Clarence C. Childs to band
Musician Edward H. Heider to band.

Deaths:

Private Frank W. Emerson



The Roster of 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company L (Toledo, Ohio)

Officers:

Captain Frank I. Howells
1st. Lieut. Oliver B. Watters
2nd Lieut. Harry C. Bussell

Sergeants:

(1st) E. W. Egelton
QM Charles Yoder
Decker, Roland H.
Neubert, William F.
Rowley, Arthur F.
Walsh, Frank P.

Corporals:

Conroy, William J.
Crabbs, William E.
Egelton, Clinton D.
Foster, George A.
Hunter, Gaylord L.
Marion, Edwin L.
Moore, Charles H.
Nester, Joseph T.
Strausz, Harry N.
Werner, Frank J.
West, William H.
Ziegler, Frank J.

Artificer: William S. Dennis
Cook: Lloyd Wright
Musician: Frank K. Rhines
Musician: Thomas E. Corwin
Wagoner: Eugene A. May

Privates:

Antretter, Carl
Bennett, Joseph C.
Carey, Elmer
Cassady, William N.
Chapman, Thomas M.
Conger, Roy E.
Eastwood, Herbert G.
Eastwood, William B.
Elder, Roger B.
Enteman, Tony W.
Finnegan, Frank
Firth, George B.
Fisk, Albert E.
Gordon, James O.
Gradwohl, Charles A.
Greene, Amos R.
Hamel, Frederick A.
Hunter, Charles H.
Hunter, Thomas
Johnson, Ferdinand W.
Jones, Leroy F.
Keen, Christopher A.
Kelso, Roy M.
Kreiling, Otto M.
Kuertin, Ewald
Kunkle, Henry V.
Lane, John R.
LeBold, Rolla W.
Lindner, Paul
Logan, Harry E.
Magsig, Paul C. F.
McClung, Nathan B.
Meyers, George
Mills, George L.
Murphy, William H.
Orr, Lawrence
Pike, Clarence A.
Potter, Frank O.
Reinecke, Fred
Ryon, Jacob E.
Salisbury, Guy W.
Scully, Charles
Sheets, Louis A.
Skiles, Albert
Skiles, Arthur
Snyder, Charles E.
Steig, Albert S.
Trettner, Julius M.
Waters, Robert E.
Weaverling, Clar A.
Witte, Edmund A.

Discharges:

Sergeant Homer W. Loomis to accept commission as 2nd Lieut., Co F, 6th OVI
1st Sergeant William J. Fraser
Corporal Fred Goodwin
Corporal William G. Shepard
Corporal George H. Peck
Corporal John J. Eagen
Corporal John C. Newton
Corporal Renick M. Bell
Corporal Roy R. Stuart
Private Thomas H. Boland
Private George M. Cooper
Private Gordon L. Brown
Private Robert W. McAdams
Private Dale Wilson
Private Lee M. Close
Private Arthur F. Schultz
Private Walter A. Hodge
Private George F. Slater
Private Charles W. Ehin
Private Frederick H. Gregory
Private Alfred A. Scott
Private Bernard Groenewold
Private Dwight H. Goodwin
Private James A. Bishop
Private William S. Henry
Private Jay A. Thompson
Private William W. Conger

Transfers:

Corporal Philip E. Burges to Co H, 6th OVI
Musician Fred M. Wachter to non-com staff
Musician Ora L. Brailey to non-com staff
Private William H. Emery to h.c.
Private Daniel W. Iford to h.c.
Private Henry J. Johnston to h.c.

Deaths:

Private Slonioas Shetleroe

Deserted:

Private Alfred R. Rouland



The Roster of 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company M (Defiance, Ohio)

Officers:

Captain James F. Crandall
1st. Lieut. Harry B. Lewis, 2 July to 17 Aug 1898
1st Lieut. Edward Welsh, 2 Sep 1898 to m.o.
2nd Lieut. Wesley E. King

Sergeants:

(1st) Sylvis Garver
QM John C. Tuttle
Ash, William A.
Phillips, David
VanHorn, Harry H.
Votrie, Albert B.

Corporals:

Abell, Ben E.
Bartels, Herman F.
Beardsley, Leroy E.
Gorman, Frank B.
Partee, Milow W.
Ralston, Karl R.
Rath, George M.
Spangler, Herman A.
Weaver, Robert R.
Weisenberger, Earl
Wisda, Michael A.
Wood, Webb

Artificer: Albert R. Dills
Cook: Willis A. Newill
Musician: Frank L. Gilmore
Musician: William M. Prosser

Privates:

Barbillion, Frank L.
Bartels, Frederick L.
Barth, August C.
Beal, Charles C.
Beardsley, Wilbur D.
Beaverson, Walter
Bermingham, Jessie
Bowen, Charley
Bowers, William H.
Britegam, Url
Brubaker, Rush
Clark, Frank M.
Conway, Edward L.
Corcellious, Louis
Daniels, Edwin B.
Davis, Clyde E.
Ellsworth, James J.
Emmel, William H.
Hale, Gale E.
Hardesty, Elijah R.
Harper, James J.
Hatfield, Irvin C.
Hawk, James
Hawkins, John
Hesselschwardt, Joseph
Hilton, Brice
Hoover, Max
Houck, William E.
Keffer, Theodore
Korn, Frank G.
Koup, Miley B.
Krabach, Christ
Lantz, Jessa
Ledyard, Clinton
Lewis, Henry C.
Luken, Herman J.
McCauley, Howard
McFast, Edward
Meyers, Charles F.
Miller, C. L.
Mink, Fred L.
Morris, Elijah C.
Motter, Wilson
Myers, Edson E.
Neaderhauser, John H.
Noe, Orlo J.
Parmer, Voiney A.
Patton, Fred J.
Powell, Bertram
Richardson, Merle
Rollins, Albert L.
Schultz, Edward A.
Scott, John
Shuman, Claud
Sieren, Albert V.
Switzer, Charles H.
Tiller, Charles
Ulrich, Alfred L.
Wade, Dan
White, Charles
Whitney, Harry M.
Williamson, Jasper
Wirock, John T.
Wolf, Joseph
Wolf, Otto B.
Young, Martin O.
Zoller, Fred H.

Discharges:

1st Lieut. Harry B. Lewis
Sergeant Carl H. Schmick
Corporal Fred G. Root
Corporal Levi Sapp
Wagoner Alva S. Glassmire
Private Robert L. McCullough
Private John E. Rowen
Private Haddie M. Warren
Private Arthur J. Barr
Private Louis L. Carpenter
Private Frank Clark
Private William Connors
Private George Lee
Private Fred A. Mills
Private Charles Mann

Transfers:

Private Norton R. Travers to h.c.

Deaths:

Private Edward Kindig
Private Joseph Gardner



Bibliography:

Lutomski, Alyce - Correction to spelling of name of Capt. Jacob Weier, Co. A

Pratt, E. Warren, Official History of the Ohio National Guard and Ohio Volunteers:  The United States Volunteers in 1898-99, including a History of each Local Organization and each Regimental Formation from its Inception to the Present Time. (Cleveland, Ohio: The Plain Dealer Publishing Co., 1901).

Prophet, Lori, image of the 1931 Bryan, Ohio reunion and info. on William Milford Prosser

Williams, Franklin E - Info. on spelling of Lineas Williams' name (company D)


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