122nd Ohio Infantry Regiment

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Soldier's Notes

 

Private Thomas Parkinson, Company A, was captured at Winchester, Virginia in June 1863, sent to Libby Prison, paroled and returned to the regiment. He was a policeman at Zanesville, Ohio after the War, died in 1927 and buried at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Michael Kronenbitter, Company A, enlisted on August 20, 1862. He was promoted to corporal in 1863 and later to sergeant. He mustered out on June 26, 1865 in Washington, D.C.

Corporal Robert Lawson, Company K, was captured in the Wilderness and sent to Andersonville from which he was one of the few to survive.

Private Nathan Daugherty, Company G, was born Feb 28, 1838. He was wounded at the Battle of the Wilderness, served time in southern prisons and was discharged Feb 18, 1865. His wife died Oct 9, 1864 while he was in the army, After the war, he went west to see the newly opened Indian reservations, where he settled down and died in Neodesha, Kansas, May 1, 1908.

Sergeant Edwin Powell, Company G, was born Sept 3, 1843. He enlisted Aug 13, 1861 at 18 years of age and was captured, along with his mother, while sick at Winchester, Va. on June 15, 1863. He spent time at Libby and Belle Isle prisons as a prisoner, was fed bean soup and mule meat twice a day and was paroled Oct 1, 1863, at which time he weighed 90 pounds. Edwin's family was known by the Confederates as abolitionists and being active in the Underground Railroad, so Edwin's mother was also held prisoner for four months before being released. He moved to Kansas after the war, but later returned to Ohio and diedon Jauary n 23, 1893.

Musician John H. Loveless, Company G, was born May 2, 1839. He enlisted Aug 13, 1861, as a musician and served to the end of the war during which time the regiment was in twenty battles. He mustered out June 26, 1865.

 

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