Infantry Units: 161st 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, 161st OVI
Letter: Hancock Jeffersonian: May 20, 1864
Jacob D. Dunn enlisted as a 40 year old private in Company I, 161st Ohio Volunteer
Infantry on May 2, 1864, and was promoted to Chaplain to date May 27, 1864. The
regiment served in garrison duty around Cumberland and Harper's Ferry before
mustering out of service September 2, 1864.
Hancock Jeffersonian: May 20, 1864, June 10, 1864