Infantry Units: 13th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
The biographical sketches here show only those members of the unit who wrote letters to their local newspapers. Information may be drawn from the unit roster, newspaper obituaries, or other biographical sources.
Field and Staff
Enlisted 7/2/1861 as Musician, discharged 9/3/1862, enlisted 12/17/1863 as a
Bugler in the 7th Ohio Cavalry, discharged 9/13/1864 for promotion, promoted to
Captain in 127th United States Colored Troops 9/13/1864, mustered out 10/20/1865,
subsequent service in U.S. Army until death in 1885.
Roster - Company E, 13th OVI
William Harrison Coon enlisted as a 35 year old Corporal in Company E, 13th
Ohio Volunteer Infantry on June 11, 1861, mustering into service June 26, 1861.
Promoted to Sergeant during his service, he was mustered out June 15, 1864.
Letter: Lima Weekly Gazette: January 29, 1862