Infantry Units: 169th 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 F, 169th OVI
Henry W. Imler was born January 15 1832 in Imler, Bedford Co., Pennsylvania to Jacob and Barbara (Walter) Imler. He enlisted as a 36 year old Wagoner in Co. F, 169th Ohio Volunteer Infantry on May 2, 1864, and was mustered into service May 15, 1864. He served with the regiment for its full 100 days service and was mustered out September 4, 1864 at Cleveland, Ohio. Following his service in the 169th Ohio, he enlisted as a Private in Co. E, 186th Ohio Volunteer Infantry on February 10, 1865, mustering into service February 27, 1865. The regiment performed garrison duties in Tennessee before mustering out of service September 18, 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. He was later a member of Eugene A. Rawson Post, G.A.R.
He married Elizabeth Fickes and had five children. He died January 19, 1899
in Fremont, Ohio and is buried in Oakwood Cemetery.
Letter: Fremont Journal- July 1, 1864