Infantry Units: 178th 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 D, 178th OVI
Melvin A. Emmons enlisted as a 21 year old Private in Company D, 178th Ohio
Volunteer Infantry on August 25, 1864, mustering into service September 23, 1864.
He was mustered out June 29, 1865 at Charlotte, North Carolina.
Letter: Elyria Independent Democrat: February 15, 1865
Roster - Company G, 178th OVI
Harvey M. Clark enlisted as a 25 year old Private in Company G, 178th Ohio
Volunteer Infantry, mustering into service September 23, 1864. The regiment was
stationed in middle Tennessee through early 1865, when it was ordered east to North
Carolina. Clark died of disease February 25, 1865 at Washington, D.C. and is
buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
Article: Hancock Jeffersonian: April 7, 1865