|Death: ||Aug. 6, 1864|
Pvt Co H 104th Ohio Infantry.
Entered service Aug 5, 1862, age 29.
Killed Aug 6, 1864, in battle of Utoy Creek, Georgia.
His father, William Conrad, applied for his pension in 1866.
No. 357. Report of Col. Oscar W. Sterl, One hundred and fourth Ohio Infantry, of operations July 8-September 8
...August 2, reached the extreme right, having marched nine miles; took position on Utoy Creek, where we fortified until the 4th, when we moved with the brigade, crossing Utoy Creek... Morning of the 5th marched about one mile and a half to the right.
On the 6th the regiment was ordered forward to support the skirmish line of the brigade when the brigade was ordered to charge. The right wing, under command of Major Riddle, was moved to the right of the brigade to protect the flank, while the left wing was similarly posted on the left. The latter was exposed to a heavy artillery fire from the enemy, while the right wing was subjected to severe musket fire. The regiment lost 10 men killed, 2 commissioned officers and 18 men wounded...
-OR, Series 1 - Volume 38 (Part II) page 211.
Marietta National Cemetery
Plot: E 6209
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Record added: Apr 16, 2008
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