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Federal (USV)

Private

Isaiah Chamberlain

(1826 - 1896)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He had served in the Mexican War (probably with Hughes' Maryland and District of Columbia Volunteers) for 14 months between 1846-48. By 1850 he was in Wood County, OH. He enlisted in Company F, 8th Ohio Infantry at age 35 on 7 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He transferred to the Invalid (Veteran Reserve) Corps, Company A, 20th Regiment on 30 September 1863.

After the War

He was a Trustee of Troy Township, Wood County in 1869.

References & notes

Basic information from Sawyer1, who has him as Isiah Chamberlin. Details from the State Roster and an obituary in the collection of the Ohio Historical Society. His gravesite on FIndagrave.

Birth

1826 in PA

Death

06/09/1896 Wood County, OH; burial in Troy Township Cemetery, Luckey, OH

Notes

1   Sawyer, Franklin, and George A. Groot, editor, A Military History of the 8th Regiment Ohio Vol. Inf'y, Cleveland: Fairbanks & Co., Printers, 1881, pp. 217 - 220  [AotW citation 14827]