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Third-Company E, T. P. Miller; Company G, A. J. Caldwell, J. F. Gregg; Company L, Perry Roswell, sergeant; G. M. Wisner, corporal; Ashley Bixby, William Hewing, E. A. Nye, John L. Martin, Andrew Nye, S. A. Shepherd; Company M, J. S. Chapin, first sergeant; L. C. Chapin, John Lindsey, sergeants; Daniel Clinger, C. H. Bradley, John Warner, Reese Hunter, Jacob Payne, W. H. Smith, sergeant; William Young, Sims Irwin, G. B. Harness, William Hollanshead.
Company not known-Nelson Wilkins, Albert Harvey, Henry Lear.
Fourth—Company A, Henry Dodge.
Ninth—Company F, L. C. Moody, sergeant; H. W. Karr, John Karr, H. K. Inman, J. W. Holloway, J. C. Graham, Enos Gatchell, Jacob Gatchell, William J. Gatchell, William H. Branyen; Company, Joseph McCutchen, captain; George Sherman.
Tenth—Company B, John Venter; Company H, Daniel Dubbs, sergeant; Company L, S. T. Jaqueth, corporal.
Eleventh-Company H, Henry A. Hoffman.
,-Company A, J. W. Lilley.
OHIO ARTILLERY COMMANDS, VOLUNTEERS
First Ohio Heavy Artillery-David Gatchell, William Moore.
Second Ohio Heavy Artillery–Henry Larick.
Sixth Battery, Light Artillery-Second lieutenant Lemuel Krisher.
Fifth Infantry- Battery, John Kennedy, H. C. Worley.
Eighth Infantry—Company H, John Reiger.
Seventy-seventh Infantry-Company B, J. A. Poyers.
One Hundred and Seventh Infantry_Company C, E. B. Norris.
One Hundred and Twenty-fifth Infantry_Company H, Joseph Coon, Daniel Williams.
Ninth Cavalry-William Walters.
Eleventh Cavalry-Company M, Irvin Bacon, captain. Seventh Cavalry—Company A, J. M. Walterhouse. Fifth Artillery-Company B, John Andrews.
First Infantry—Company G, W. M. C. Durbarow.
Forty-second Infantry—Company H, J. M. Crawford, sergeant.
Fifty-eighth Infantry-Company E, G. W. Nibloe, first lieutenant.
One Hundred and Thirty-seventh Infantry-Company I, P. J. Van Marter.
Third Artillery-Company H, George W. Cypher.
Thirteenth Artillery-Company E, Christian Birk, sergeant.
First Light Artillery--Company C, Edgar Ingerson. Twenty-fourth Cavalry—Company A, James Morrison.
Fourth Infantry—Company D, John Swinehart.
Twenty-first Infantry-Company H, W. T. Durlow.
Fifty-fifth Infantry—Company E, I. W. Brickney, color sergeant.
First Infantry_William High.
Eleventh Cavalry—Company B, Willis Baker, first sergeant.
Twelfth Infantry—Company E, Christian Birk.
Second Cavalry—Company C, J. B. Pool, second lieutenant.
First Infantry—Company H, T. B. Armstrong.
First Infantry—Company A, A. F. Smith, captain.
Second Cavalry-Company M, George W. Karr.
Second Infantry_Company F, E. Thomas.
Eighth Infantry-Anselm Martin, captain.
Second Infantry—Company A, Christian Birk, corporal.
First Infantry-John E. Shepherd.
Eighteenth Infantry-Company F, John Leslie.
United States Signal Corps-E. P. Shepherd, W. Strahan, M. B. Smith, Allen Smalley, J. W. McKenzie, Thomas C. McKenzie, A. McLeod, George Litle, J. L. Kaley, Nathan Jackson, C. B. Hare, D. D. Hare, Elijah Brayton, Ira J. Baker, John Carothers, Fred Harpster.
United States Engineer Corps—C. V. D. Worley.
Navy-Robert Bovard, John Reilly, W. H. Morris, R. S. Mullholland.
The following soldiers whose regiments and companies were not reported were also accredited to Wyandot county:
G. B. Kelley, D. H. Walton, James F. Rich, I. B. Cross, P. Brashares, Page Blackburn, Peter Parsell, S. C. Anderson, W. S. Bowers, Martin Snyder, J. A. Dunn, William Sweet, Frank Switzer, Murray Switzer, J. A. Ankrum, J. O. Studebaker, J. G. Haner, John Kerr, Nathan Kimball, A. M. Johns, D. H. Young, E. W. Ekleberry, George Bowers, James M. Beam, James Miller.
Messrs. J. G. Roberts, Samuel H. Hunt, John D. Sears, S. H. White and T. E. Grisell, composed the county military committee during the last years of the war. That from 1861 to 1865 inclusive, the county received credit for 1,545 men, of whom only nineteen were drafted. That the total of all quotas called for amounted to 1,550; thus a deficit of five men was marked against the county at the close. However, thirtyfive of the sixteen thousand non-enlisted “Squirrel Hunters” who hastened toward Cincinnati in August and September, 1862, at the time that city was threatened by the rebel forces under Kirby Smith—were Wyandot county men.
The correctness of the foregoing roster is vouched for by Gen. I. M. Kirby.
THE FARMER'S BROADENING LIFE
Any occupation prospers in proportion to the interest taken in it by its members, and this interest is heightened by an exchange of views. This feeling among prominent agriculturists led to the formation of agricultural societies, at first by counties, then districts and lastly by states.
The Ohio State Board of Agriculture was organized by an act of the legislature, passed February 27, 1846. Since that time various amendments to the organic law have been passed from time to time, too numerous to mention here.
Later came the Grange movement, and still more recently the agricultural schools. In many parts of Ohio these schools are being held with promising results. These schools besides their practical instructions do much toward inculcating a love for the farm. This can be done by making farming pay better, and this in turn, can be accomplished by a careful study of the business—for it is a business looking to the improvement of the soil, the stock, the grain and the grass crops. Man has always been trying to improve upon nature, and no where can he make wise improvements pay such great financial returns in proportion to the effort put forth, as those made upon the farm. This is the great lesson which the agricultural societies and agricultural colleges teach.
The Ohio Department of Agriculture is doing much supplementary work, such as the running of agricultural and fruit trains, which do much to arouse greater interest in these subjects. The interest in farmers' institutes is also increasing, and four may now be held in each county per year.
There is no one class which should appreciate a daily mail more than the farmer, for no one should require a wider range of knowledge nor keep better posted in market reports. Besides the rural mail delivery system being a great business advantage to the farmer, it means even more to the social life on the farm, for the daily arrival of mail encourages reading, lightens the long winter evenings and brightens the long working days. The grown-up children stay at home more readily and the home itself is in every way made happier, for the family is in touch with the rest of the world.
INDIAN RESERVATIONS IN WYANDOT COUNTY
BY EMIL SCHLUP
Member of the Ohio State Archaeological and Historical
Society It is a curious coincidence that the three last Indian reservations granted by the federal government in Ohio should