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 in Xenia, and at Camp Chase, Ohio, during the fall and winter of 1861-62. It left for the field on the 20th of April, 1862, and arrived at Nashville on the 24th of the same month. It was in several skirmishes near this point, and went into the battle of Stone River on the 29th of December, and there remained until the night of January 3, 1863. It lost about thirty per cent of its effectives here. The regiment participated in the battles of Hoover's Gap, Dug Gap, Chickamauga, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, etc. The corps re-enlisted and arrived at Xenia, on the 27th of January, 1864; were in the engagements at Buzzards Roost, Resaca, Peach Tree Creek and many other battles and skirmishes. It was mustered out July 10, 1865. The Seventy-fourth was commanded during the early part of its history by Rev. Granville Moody.

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

First Lieutenant, Wm. F. Drummond, pd Captain
Powell, John P., killed while on duty as a member of the Springfield Fire Department at the burning of the Lutheran Church steeple, June 24, 1873.
Pearson, Com
Duckson, Robert
Focht, Samuel D.
Frock, Henry
Illeys, Michael
Jelly, John
Leeman, Thomas
Shellabarger, Saml., jr.
filbert, Jacob C.
Costello, Patrick
Drummond, Mark
Drummond, Nihle
Gaines, Robert K.
Greaser, Jacob
Stewart, Joseph
Winget, Samuel S.
Green, Charles
Beeson, Cornelius
Simpson, Geo. W., drummer.