List of Deaths of Soldiers from Company H, 6th Ohio Cavalry, Organized at Ironton, O., 1861.
Submitted by Jean Griesan
George M. Booth was killed at Mount Jackson, Va., in a saber charge, June 16th, 1862.
James Adams was taken prisoner 15th of August, 1863. Supposed to be dead.
Augustin S. Reckard was killed in a saber charge at Aldie, Va., 17th of June, 1863.
Thomas Lambert died in the Hospital at Washington, D. C., 30th of June, 1863.
Henry C. Gillett was discharged 9th of December, 1863, and died at home. Date unknown.
James Sperry died at City Point, Va., October 7th, 1864. His body was sent home to his friends and was buried with the honors of war.
Rufus C. Stewart was discharged and died at home 29th of March, 1862.
Wilson S. Bruce was wounded in a saber charge at Aldie, Va.,17th of June, 1863, died 22d, same month.
Moses A. Fruman, Sr., was wounded at Upperville, Va. – date unknown – died January, 1864.
George L. Byard died from a wound received while on picket, 11th of Sept., 1864.
John Ward died in Hospital at City Point, Va., 26th of October, 1864.
Richard Bagby died at the same place, 18th November, 1864.
Henry Bradford died 21st of April, 1863.
Charles Boggs, discharged 16th July, 1862, died at home. Date unknown.
Francis M. Pritchard, taken prisoner 29th of September, 1864, supposed to be killed.
John Thomas died 17th of April, 1863.
James Thomas died 20th of Nov., 1863.
Wm. Lambert was killed at Dinwiddie C. H., Va., 31st March, 1865. He was buried on the field, but was afterward removed and buried in the cemetery at Petersburg, Va., He was the last man that was killed from this county.
Lieut. Commander T. Steece, U. S. N., entered the service at the commencement of the war as a midshipmen, rose to the command of the man of war, De Sota, at the age of twenty-five, died of yellow fever off Key West, July 5th 1864, and was buried in the Ocean. At the time of his death he was president of the Temperance and Christian Association, of the Atlantic Squadron.
Ironton Journal, Wednesday, June 2, 1869