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6th Ohio Independent Company
6th Ohio Company Sharpshooters Soldier Roster - Official Roster of the
Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, Volume
1, by Ohio Roster Commission (Wm. McKinley, Jr., Governor, Samuel M. Taylor,
Sec'y of State and James C. Howe, Adjutant-General), 1893
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|Sixth Independent Company Sharpshooters. — Capts.
Charles H. Coe, James H. Reed, Samuel McCammant ; First Lieuts., Robert
Shank, David C. Johns, George L. Evans, George M. Barrick. This
independent company of sharpshooters was organized at Camp Zanesville in
the fall of 1862 and was mustered into the U. S. service on Dec. 20, at
Camp Cleveland. On March 1, 1863, it was ordered to Murfreesboro, Tenn.,
where it arrived on the 9th and was attached to Gen. Rosecrans'
headquarters guard. A battalion having been formed of the 5th, 6th and
7th independent companies, it was transferred to Maj.-Gen Thomas'
headquarters at the time he relieved Gen. Rosecrans and served in that
capacity until mustered out of service on July 19, 1865, at Nashville,
Tenn. Inscribed upon the roll of honor are the names of 13 men, 1 killed
and 12 died of disease during its period of service.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2