Lorenzo Vanderhoef(1840 - 1912)
Home State: Ohio
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company K, 8th Ohio Infantry at age 20 on 5 June 1861. He was appointed Sergeant 11 June 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He was discharged at Falmouth, VA on 12 March 1863 for his Antietam wounds.
After the War:
He was a farmer at Homerville, OH. By 1879 (and at least to 1891) he was a statistical clerk in the US Treasury Department in Washington DC.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Ohio1. His war diaries were published in 1990 as I Am Now a Soldier!, edited by Kenneth R. Martin and Ralph L. Snow. His photograph from one in the collection of the Medina (OH) Historical Society.
|Birth State: OH |
1 State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pp. 256 - 260 [AotW citation 14761]
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