Springfield, Ohio

History and Genealogy

Clark County's Civil War Soldiers

From The History of Clark County, Ohio
Chicago: W.H. Beers & Co., 1881


was organized at Camp Chase, during the fall and winter of 1861-62. Left the State February 10, 1862, and arrived at Fort Donelson on the 13th of February. Its commanding officer was the first to enter the fort, and, with his own hands, hauled down the first rebel flag the regiment ever saw. The Fifty-eighth took part in the battles of Pittsburg Landing, Helena, Milliken's Bend, Haines' Bluff, Greenville, Johnson's Landing, Arkansas Post and Grand Gulf. It served as marine guard on board the ironclads of the Mississippi flotilla, and was in that portion which run the gantlet of the Vicksburg batteries on the night of the 16th of April, 1863. The regiment was mustered out at Camp Chase, on the 14th of January, 1865.

k—Killed in action; p— Prisoner; w—Wounded; pd—promoted; d—Died in service; dd—Deceased; m—Missing.

Lieutenant Herman Oderfeldt, d w
Beigleman, Frederick
Brutzen, Peter
Butsch, John
Bechtle, Barnard
Bold, Valentine
Bollman, August
Brown, Joseph
Eisenbach, Abam
Fassler, Henry k
Kepler, John
Kalt, Nicholas
Leibler, Nicholas
Huyel, Albert d
Hannason, William
Selzer, John
Brown, Joseph
Knox, Solathiel
Hause, John M.
Mumma, Jacob
Shewalter, John
Driscol, George. Sergt.
Cook, Jerome
Hager, Adam
Frank, Peter
Ludlow, George. Veteran Sergt.
Davidson, Upton
Troutman, John
Davidsen, Otho dd
Heil, John
Shulman, William
Woodrow, David
Arnett, Andrew
Bennett, Milton dd
Harris, Dora
Broom, Louis A.