|Birth: ||May 3, 1845|
|Death: ||May 23, 1915|
James P. Rush (s/o Job Rush and Ruth H. Williams both from PA.) was born on 03 May 1845 in Ohio. Died 23 May 1915 in Blanchard Township, Hardin, Ohio at the age of 70 years 20 days. He was a Farmer
Burial date 26 May 1915
Burial place Dunkirk
Regiment Name 12 Ohio Cavalry
Soldier's Rank_In Pvt.
Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt.
Film Number M552 roll 93
12th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry
Organized at Cleveland, Ohio, and mustered in November 24, 1863. Duty at Camp Chase, Ohio, till February, 1864, and at Camp Dennison till March. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., March 31, 1862. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 5th Division, 23rd Army Corps, District of Kentucky, Dept. to July, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, District of Kentucky, Dept. Ohio, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, District of East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865. Cavalry Brigade, District East Tennessee, to November, 1865.
SERVICE.-Operations against Morgan's Invasion of Kentucky May 31-June 20, 1864. Action at Mt. Sterling, Ky., June 9. Cynthiana June 12. Skirmish at Lebanon, Ky., July 30 (1 Co.). Burbridge's Expedition into Southwest Virginia September 20-October 17. McCormack's Farm September 23. Laurel Mountain September 29. Action at Saltsville, Va., October 2. Stoneman's Raid from Bean's Station, Tenn., into Southwest Virginia, December 10-29. Bristol December 14. Marion December 17-18. Saltsville December 20-21. Stoneman's Raid into Southwest Virginia and Western North Carolina March 21-April 25, 1865. Wilkesborough March 29. Wilkinsville N. C., April 8. Danbury April 9. Statesville and Salem April 11. Salisbury April 12. Dallas and Catawba River April 17. Swannanoah Gap April 20. Howard's Gap, Blue Ridge Mountains, April 22. Asheville April 25. Duty in Middle and East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, and in North Carolina, till November, 1865. Mustered out November 14, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 50 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 112 Enlisted men by disease. Total 164.
Jobe Rush (1811 - ____)
Ruth Ann Williams Rush (1813 - ____)
Philantha Jane Cole Rush (1845 - 1915)*
Frank Oliver Rush (1868 - 1933)*
Cora May Rush Lehman (1870 - 1928)*
Ora E Rush (1872 - 1941)*
James P Rush (1845 - 1915)
Sarah J Rush Teegardin (1848 - 1930)**
Plot: Sec. Old, Lot 340
Maintained by: Farison-Fruchey Roots
Originally Created by: Law-Miller Roots
Record added: Jan 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47377941