A Roster of the Dead

8th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

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General:

This document is a record of memorial service for those members of the 8th Ohio Volunteer Infantry who were lost in the Spanish American War. It includes a roster of the dead. The number listed indicates the order in which they died.

The Document and Roster:

“And, though the warrior’s sun has set,
It’s light shall linger round us yet,
Bright, radiant, blest.”

IN MEMORIAM
IN HONOR OF THE HEROIC DEAD OF
Eighth Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
Wooster, Ohio
2p.m., Wednesday, November 16, 1898
President of the day, Col., C.V. Hard.

Commissioned Officers.

2.  Chaplain I.N. Kieffer, Wooster, died June 23, at Camp Alger, Va.
19.  Capt. John A. Leininger, Co. F, Canton, died Aug. 8, at Santiago, Cuba.
31.  Capt. Henry L. Willis, Co. I, Canton, died Aug. 29, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
62.  Surgeon, Major E.C. Farquhar, died Sept. 17, at Zanesville.

Enlisted Men.

1.  Fred G. Haushalter, Co. B, Akron, died May 28, at Camp Alger, Va.
3.  Corp. Wm. R. Knowles, Co. K, Alliance, died July 28, at Sevilla Hill, Cuba.
4.  Harry Hague, Co. H, Shreve, died July 31, at Sevilla Hill, Cuba.
5.  Leonard L. Weiker, Co. H, Shreve, died Aug. 1, at Sevilla Hill, Cuba.
6.  Amos G. Simpson, Co. M, Mansfield, died Aug. 1, at Sevilla Hill, Cuba.
7.  Edward J. Wingerter, Co. I, Canton, died Aug. 1, at Sevilla Hill, Cuba.
8.  Arthur Nelson, Co. B, Akron, died Aug. 1, at Sevilla Hill, Cuba.
9.  Charles C. Kiplinger, Co. A, Bucyrus, died Aug. 2, at Sevilla Hill, Cuba.
10.  Charles F. Miller, Co. C, Polk, died Aug. 2, at Sevilla Hill, Cuba.
11.  William K. Adams, Co. H, Shreve, died Aug.3, at Sevilla Hill, Cuba.
12.  Moses McDole, Co. H, Shreve, died Aug. 3, at Sevilla Hill, Cuba.
13.  Serg. Charles Thoman, Co. A. Bucyrus, died Aug. 4, at Sevilla Hill, Cuba.
14.  George Coleman, Co. M, Mansfield, died Aug. 5, at Sevilla Hill, Cuba.
15.  Frank Gibbler, Co. I, Canton, died Aug. 5, at Siboney, Cuba.
16.  George L. Happer, Co. H, Shreve, died Aug. 7, at Siboney, Cuba.
17.  Orra N. Royer, Co. K, Alliance, died Aug. 7, at Siboney, Cuba.
18.  Corp. Dudley Wilson, Co. G, Wadsworth, died Aug. 7, at Siboney, Cuba.
20.  Ebbie Bland, Co. A, Bucyrus, died Aug. 11, at Sibony, Cuba.
21.  Irvin Lautzenheiser, Co. D. Wooster, died Aug. 13, at Sevilla Hill, Cuba.
22.  Corp. John S. Lee, Co. G, Wadsworth, died *Aug. 15, at Siboney, Cuba.
23.  Corp. Chas. E. Tarner, Co. L, Canton, died Aug. 16, at San Juan Hill, Cuba.
24.  Ward A. Willford, Co. B, Akron, died Aug. 16, at Santiago, Cuba.
25.  Robert L. Armstrough, Co. H, Shreve, died Aug. 19, at Siboney, Cuba.
26.  Fern N. Nafzger, Co. D, Wooster, died *Aug. 19, at Santiago, Cuba.
27.  Okey J. Eddy, Co. E, East Liverpool, died Aug 22, at Sea off S. Carolina.
28.  John Roos, Co. B, Akron, died Aug. 23, atCamp Wikoff, N.Y.
29.  Francis Smith, Co. E, East Liverpool, diedAug. 25, at Siboney, Cuba.
30.  Serg. Clyde C. Crumbaugh, Co. K, Alliance, died *Aug. 28, at Sea.
32.  Corp. C.E. Boden, Co. G, Wadsworth, died * Aug. 30, at Fort Hamilton, N.Y.
35.  Earl O. Immler, Co. D, Wooster, died Aug. 30, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
34.  John G. Treuthardt, Co. K, Alliance, died Aug. 30, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
35.  Otis P. Thomson, Co. G, Wadsworth, died Aug. 30, at Camp Wikoff N.Y.
36.  Alexander Heller, Co. B, Akron, died Aug. 30, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
37.  Frank Hagerman, C. F, Canton, died Sept. 1, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
38.  Charles W. Fraizer, Co. D, Wooster, died Sept. 2, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
39.  Alvin B. Clay, Co. D. Wooster, died Sept. 2, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
40.  Charles Switzer, Co. E, East Liverpool, died Sept. 3, at East Liverpool, OH.
41.  James McGrath, Co. F, Canton, died Sept. 4, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
42.  Peter La Lone, Co. C, Polk, died Sept. 4, at Ashland.
43.  Charles C. Mitchell, Co. L, Canton, died Sept. 4, at Cuba.
44.  Frank Eckley, Co. F, Canton, died Sept. 5, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
45.  Alfred G. Gardner, Co. C, Polk, died Sept. 5, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
46.  Guy G. Kosht, Co. I, Canton, died Sept. 6, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
47.  Daniel Lillick, Co. B, Akron, died Sept. 6, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
49.  Otto Sandhammer, Co. A, Bucyrus, died Sept. 7, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
50.  Charles Harberth, Co. F, Canton, died Sept. 7, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
51.  John C. Long, Co. G, Wadsworth, died Sept. 8, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
52.  Nicholas Gallagher, Co. G, Wadsworth, died Sept. 9, at Wadsworth.
53.  Michael Eck, Co. E, East Liverpool, died Sept. 11, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
54.  David F. Hoshouer, Co. I, Canton, died Sept. 11, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
55.  D.W. Spitler, Co. M, Mansfield, died Sept. 11, at Mansfield.
56.  Chas. Spade, Co. B, Akron, died Sept. 12, at St. Peter’s Hosp., Brooklyn, N.Y.
57.  Lowell Campbell, Co. G, Wadsworth, died Sept 13, at Canal Dover.
58.  Harry B. Hoyer, Co. M, Mansfield, died Sept. 14, at Mansfield.
59.  Fred Byrd, Co. M, Mansfield, died Sept. 14, at Mansfield.
60.  Byron Sheets, Co. G, Wadsworth, died Sept. 16, at Rittman.
61.  David Carnahan, Co. K, Alliance, died Sept. 16, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
63.  Willis Struggles, Hospital Steward, died Sept. 19, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
64.  Arthur L. Kauffman, Co. M, Mansfield, died Sept. 24, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
65.  Vincent Bruce, Co. M, Mansfield, died Sept. 25, at Mansfield.
66.  James B. Heacock, Co. K, Alliance, died Sept. 25, at Alliance.
67.  Edwin Holloway, Co. E, East Liverpool, died ___ at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
68.  John L. Carpenter, Co. C, Polk, died sept. 29, at Camp Wikoff, N.Y.
69.  John O. Patterson, Co. K, Alliance, died Oct. 9, at Alliance.
70.  Asa B. Kiser, Co. H, Shreve, died Oct. 15, at Shreve.
71.  Frank Redding, Co. C, Polk, died Oct. 18, at Bellevue Hospital, N.Y. City.
72.  Edward Struble, Co. B, Akron, died Oct. 30, at Massillon.
*Exact date not known-within a day or two.

Order of Exercises:
1.  Music,   8th O.V.I . Regimental Band, W.R. Palmer, Band Master.
2.  Address,   President of the Day.
3.  Invocation,  Rev. S. M. Glenn.
4.  Music,   Bucyrus Band.
5.  Address,   Lieut. Col. C.W.F. Dick.
6.  Address,   Major Edward Vollrath.
7.  Music,  Wooster City Band.
8.  Address,   Major F.C. Bryan.
9.  Address,   Major E. C. Weybrecht.
10. Music-Dirge, 8th O.V.I. Regimental Band.
11. Remarks,   Chaplain J.O. Campbell.
12. Music,  God Be With You Till We Meet Again, 8th O.V.I. Regimental Band.
13.  Benediction, Rev. T.S. Struggles.
14.  Music  America-All Bands.
15.  Taps,   Regimental Bugle Corps.



Bibliography:

Memorial Roster of Eighth Oil Volunteer Infantry, Wooster, Ohio. (Private Collection)


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