Infantry Units: 46th 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.
Roster - Company I, 46th OVI
John Ackerman enlisted as a 23 year old Musician in Company I, 46th Ohio
Volunteer Infantry on January 4, 1862, mustering into service January 23, 1862.
He was promoted to Principal Musician to date February 4, 1862 and was later
commissioned First Lieutenant of Company I to date August 19, 1864. He was
promoted to Captain July 16, 1865 and mustered out July 22, 1865 at Louisville,
Letter: Lima Weekly Gazette: April 22, 1863