8TH INDEPENDENT COMPANY
OHIO VOLUNTEER SHARP SHOOTERS



Nashville, Tenn., July 16, 1865:

The following is a list of Names, and Post Office address of the members of the 8th Independent Company Ohio Volunteer Sharp-Shooters, who volunteered at Camp Portsmouth, Ohio under the Presidents call of 1862, was mustered into the United States volunteer service on the 9th day of March 1863, at Camp Dennison, Ohio, has been attached to the army of the Cumberland since November 1863, during which time they have participated in all the principle campaigns and marches of that noble Army, during the last year of their service they have been performing the duty as Head Quarter Guards, for Maj. General Geo. H. Thomas.

Mustered out of the United States service at Nashville, Tenn., to date from July 19, 1865 under provisions of General. Order No. 94, War Department, 1865, in accordance with Special Order No 17, Military Division Tennessee, 1865.


Capt. Charles A. Barton, Portsmouth, Ohio
Augustus C. Hanley, McDaniels, Gallia Co. Ohio
1st Lieut. Cyrus B. Moore, Sardinia, Brown Co. Ohio
John J. Hall, Greenupsburg, Greenup Co. Kentucky
2nd. Lieut. David N. Long, Portsmouth, Ohio
Levi Holland, Simmes Run, Lawrence Co. Ohio
Orderly, Andrew J. Finney, Lilly P.O. Scioto Co. Ohio
James M. Jordon, Brownsville, Allen Co. Tenn.
Cisero S. Cadot, Lyra P. O. Scioto Co. Ohio
William H. Jordon, Galipolis, Gallia Co. Ohio
Silas M. Boyer,  Wales P. O. Gallia Co. Ohio
Theodore Johnson, Portsmouth, Ohio
Leonard Rockwell, Jackson C. H. Jackson Co. Ohio
William S. Johnson, Aurora, Indiana
James A. Starky, Jasper, Pike Co. Ohio
Charles Kingsley, Buffalo, N.Y.
Anderson Chapman, Sciotoville, Scioto Co. Ohio
George Lahomadieu, Laport, Laport Co. Indiana
Johnathan R. Wright,  Winchester, Indiana
Wilhelm Louderhn,  Columbus, Ohio
John S. Beatty,  Jackson C. H. Jackson Co. Ohio
William H. McKinney, Friendship P.O.Scioto Co. Oh.
Isaac H. Croly,  Shelbyville, Indiana
Jacob Moodespaw, Patriot P.O. Gallia Co. Ohio
Aaron Carter,  Lucasville, Scioto Co. Ohio
George D. Marshall, Sicily P.O. Highland Co. Ohio
John H. Mackley, Jackson C. H. Jackson Co. Ohio
Joseph Miller, Banen P.O. Clermont Co. Ohio
Benjamin N. Anderson,  Portsmouth, Ohio
Allen D. Merrit, Jasper, Pike Co. Ohio
Charles G. Pearson, Reeseville, Clinton Co. Ohio
David D. McJunkins, Lucasville, Scioto Co. Ohio
Calvin Anderson, Flat P.O. Pike Co. Ohio
John M. McMillan, Cedarville, Green Co. Ohio
Hiram G. Anderson, Farmerstation, Clinton Co. Ohio
Joseph F. Morgan, Lucasville, Scioto Co. Ohio
John Antis, Greenupsburg, Greenup Co. Ky.
Harrison, Minago,  Portsmouth, Ohio
Wm. Alexander,  Greenupsburg, Greenup Co. Ky.
William N. Needham, Qwensville, Clermont Co. Ohio
David C. Bozman,  Lucasville, Scioto Co. Ohio
Samuel Prior,  Lucasville, Scioto Co. Ohio
George M. Brown,  Jackson C. H. Jackson Co. Ohio
Lafayette Perry, Powelsville, Scioto Co. Ohio
John G. Bennet,  Flat P. O. Pike Co. Ohio
John Rutherford, Therman P. O. Gallia Co. Ohio
Michael D. Boyer, Wales P. O. Gallia Co. Ohio
Henry Reese,  Webster, Scioto Co. Ohio
Eleazer Bennett,  Lancaster, Ohio
Enoch P. Rudrow, Painterville, Green Co. Ohio
Henry Buchanan, Lucasville, Scioto Co. Ohio
James Ransbottom,  Simmes Run, Lawrence Co.Ohio
John Brattin,  Greenupsburg, Greenup Co. Ky.
Elijah Stewart,  Springville, Green Co. Kentucky
John Barker, Greenupsburg, Greenup Co. Ky.
Joseph Shabboudy,  Portsmouth, Ohio
John W. Campbell, McDaniels P. O. Gallia Co. Ohio
Samuel Spencer, Greenupsburg, Greenup Co. Ky.
William J. Cole,  Friendship P. O. Scioto Co. Ohio
Joseph Smith,   Otway, P. O. Scioto Co. Ohio
Slyvanus Conklin,  Portsmouth, Scioto Co. Ohio
Samuel Stephenson,  Iron Furnace, Scioto Co. Ohio
Charles C. Cush,  Flat P. O. Pike Co. Ohio
William Sturgeon,  Naron P. O. Scioto Co. Ohio
Elias Cochran,  Sardinia, Brown Co. Ohio
Amos II. Secrist,  Iron Furnace, Scioto Co. Ohio
Marian Chapman,  Sciotoville, Scioto Co. Ohio
Rufus Scurlock,  Keystone Furnace, Jackson Co.Ohio
Simeon Canary,  McDaniels, Gallia Co. Ohio
Milton Watts,  Friendship P. O. Scioto Co. Ohio
John Cromwell,  Xenia, Green Co. Ohio
Nathaniel J. Windell,  Portsmouth, Ohio
John L. Dunbeck,  Lucasville, Scioto Co. Ohio
John Wilgus,  Newzams Mills, Marian Co. W. Virginia
Daniel Davis,  Wales P. O. Gallia Co. Ohio
Josiah A. West,  Reeseville, Clinton Co. Ohio
William J. Double,  Lucasville, Scioto Co. Ohio
Jackson Walls,  Jasper, Pike Co. Ohio
Henry Duvendeck, Webster,Iron Furnace,Scioto Co Ohio
William Wilson,  Simmes Run, Lawrence Co. Ohio
Charles P. Ferguson,  Cincinnati, Ohio
William W. Williams,  Portsmouth, Ohio
James B. Grannell,  Xenia, Green Co. Ohio
Jeremiah Webb,  Greenupsburg, Greenup Co. Ky.
Aaron Gee,  Lucasville, Scioto Co. Ohio
John Whitley,  Greenupsburg, Greenup Co. Ky.
Derias Gilmore,  Simmes Run, Lawrence Co. Ohio
Gilbert P. Warfield,  Blanford, Mass.
John A. Hunter,  Rareden, P. O., Scioto Co. Ohio
Peter M. Wordlow,  Mt. Orab, Brown Co.Ohio

by ROBERT G. SLEATER, Printer, Cumberland U.S.A. General Hospital Job Office


OHIO in the WAR, Vol 2: Brief History of Each Unit in Civil War
Whitelaw Reid (NY: 1868)

8TH INDEPENDENT CO OHIO VOLUNTEERS SHARP-SHOOTERS
3 YEAR SERVICE

The recruits composing this organization were enrolled by Captain Barton 09 Oct 1862 at Camp Portsmouth OH.
On 07 Jan 1863, the Company was ordered by Governor Tod to Camp Dennison, where it arrived two days later.
On 06 Jun 1863, the Company was ordered to the command of Colonel Wallace to suppress an insurrection of Butternuts in Holmes County, returning 23 Jun 1863.
On 12 Jul 1863, the Company was ordered to Cincinnati, and participated with other troops repelling Morgan's Raid. The Company performed picket duty west of the city until 17 Jul, and then returned to the city and performed guard duty.
The Company was mustered into the U.S. service 09 Mar and 22 Aug 1863 at Camp Dennison OH, by Joseph R. Paxton, Capt. 15th Infantry, U.S.A. and P.W. Stanhope, Capt. 12th Infantry, U.S.A., mustering officers.
10 Nov 1863, the Company was ordered by Major Gen. Grant to proceed to Chattanooga TN, at which place it arrived 25 Nov 1863 and was attached to a temporary organization composed of the 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Companies of Ohio Sharp-Shooters.
Under Command of Capt. Gershen M. Barber, of the 5th Independent Company, the Company performed duty as Headquarters guard to Maj. Gen. Thomas.

The Company was mustered out of service 19 Jul 1865, at Nashville TN by William S. Wilson, Capt. 71st O.V.I., mustering officer. The Companyƕs loss during its term of service was three men died of disease, and one drowned in Cumberland River.


Contributed by: Eleanor Double Weiss
(NB: This is transcribed from the original document that was in my Great-Grandfather's (William J Double) papers. )


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