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6th Ohio Independent Company Sharpshooters

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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     View Entire Book

Regimental History
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.

Footnotes:
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 2

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