Big Black River, Mississippi, 17 May 1863
Pywell, Wm. R. 1843-1886 photographer, Library of Congress
Company A 120th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
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of the 120th OVI
The following Muster Roll records can be found at: openlibrary.org
Jan and Feb 1863 shows station of company, Youngs Point La.
Apr 10th, 1863 shows station of company, at Smiths Plantation, Madison Parish La.
Mch and Apl, 1863 shows station of company, in the field, Miss.
May and June, 1863 shows station of company, at Big Black.
July and Aug, 1863 shows station of company Carrollton, La [Carrollton was annexed int 1874 by New Orleans.]
Nov and Dec 1863 shows station of company at Plaquemine La
Jan and Feb 1864 shows station of company at Chastans Plantation [Pointe Coupee Parish, Plantation of John Chastan http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ajac/laptcoupee.htm]
Mch and Apr 1864 shows station of company at Baton Rouge, La
May and June, 1864 shows station of company at Morganza, La.
July and Aug, 1864 no station given
Sept and Oct 1864 shows station of company at Mouth of White River, Ark.
------ [The 120th OVI merged into the 114th OH Inf on 27 Nov 1864.]
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BATDORF, John H John Harrison BATDORF
Not on the original list. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System does not list this soldier in the 120th OH. There was a John MOTTER in the 102nd OH.
I am leaving this soldier, Franklin HARGRAVE, here in case someone else gets the information from the pension card at Footnote.com and comes here looking for Franklin at this site.
Not part of the 120th OVI and removed from list:
Incorrect Pension card for Franklin HARGRAVE: Co A, 120th OH Inf. Widow Rebecca A. HARGRAVE applied for widow's pension on 11 Jun 1914. But it is noted "Declaration: held in Law Division.]
Thanks to Debbie for this research at the National Archives!
Franklin L. Hargrave enrolled at Camp Delaware, Delaware Co OH, on 11 Sep 1862 as a Private, in Co A, 121st OVI. He was discharged 8 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. He was 5 ft 7.5 inches tall, sandy hair, black eyes, sandy complexion. He was a farmer, born 27 Feb 1837 at Davidson Co NC. After the war he lived at Logan Co OH from 1865 to 1874 and at New Haven, Allen Co IN from 1874 to present. He was
getting a pension of $12 per month. [1 Mar 1907.]
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