Infantry Units: 135th 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 K, 135th OVI
Oscar N. Bush enlisted as a 16 year old Private in Company K, 135th Ohio
Volunteer Infantry on May 2, 1864, mustering into service May 11, 1864. He died
of disease August 3, 1864 at Baltimore, Maryland and is buried at Louden Park
Cemetery in Baltimore. The following letter from Chaplain S.R. Boyce gives the
circumstances of his demise.
Letter: Elyria Independent Democrat: August 17, 1864
Elbert H. Brush enlisted as a 18 year old Private in Company K, 135th Ohio
Volunteer Infantry on May 2, 1864, mustering into service May 11, 1864. He was
mustered out September 1, 1864 at Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio.
Letter: Elyria Independent Democrat: June 22, 1864