Sheridan Elmore Bull(1841 - 1862)
Home State: Ohio
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 23rd Ohio Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Solon, he enlisted as Corporal 18 May 1861 in Company A, 23rd Ohio Infantry. Captain McIlrath recommended him for a commission [in a new regiment] as 2nd Lieutenant in April 1862 - Colonel Hayes endorsing - but Bull was not appointed.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Ohio1. Local history says Corporal Bull was mortally wounded at Antietam and died afterward while a prisoner of war. His father was Lorenzo Solon Bull (1813 - 1894) - an early Ohio pioneer. His widow (m. 12 January 1862) Huldah J Dewey - a relative of Admiral George Dewey - married another Company A soldier, George Washington Jenkins in 1867.
|Birth Date: 01/03/1841 Place of Birth: Solon, OH |
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Roselawn Cemetery, Solon, 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. 3, pp. 72 - 75 [AotW citation 8126]
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